Reg Howard-Smith has been appointed chair of the Building and Construction Industry Training Board, as the state government proceeds with changes to the Building and Construction Training Fund's operation and governance.
More than half of Western Australia’s major universities are below the national average on measures of employer satisfaction, according to the results of the latest Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) survey.
Lea Cairns says Western Australian schools need to implement playful ways for children to engage in technological learning, as students confront a job market increasingly in demand for graduates with STEM knowledge and skills.
OPINION: The start of each new school year brings with it the perennial challenge even the most seasoned school leader must face: how to provide quality professional development for an increasingly diverse group of teachers.
Brookman Primary School principal Hans Geers believes science and mathematics are subjects best approached as a whole-of-curriculum experience, integrated across all subjects and taught with real-world examples.
Alkimos, Piara Waters, Treeby, Burns Beach and Wellard will all receive new primary schools ahead of the 2022 school year, with the state government announcing the $116 million investment ahead of today’s mid-year budget update.