Education News

Which School Magazine brings you the latest news and articles within the education industry. Search through our archives to keep up to date with the latest goings on in Australia’s private school sector so you can make informed decisions about the best private schools for your children.

  

The Montessori Approach

Developed by Dr Maria Montessori in 1906 as an alternative to mainstream education, the Montessori approach provides a well-rounded education that recognises the different developmental stages of a child’s life and allows them to learn at their own pace. ...

  

Tailored approach to coeducation

Mentone Grammar’s co-educational model recognises the different ways in which boys and girls develop during their adolescent years. As Principal Mal Cater tells WhichSchool, this unique approach has seen the school grow from strength to strength. ...

  

A unique educational adventure

Geelong Grammar School’s Timbertop campus allows Year 9 students to spend a full school year living, working and studying in the bush. Its comprehensive academic and outdoor education programmes provide an unforgettable learning experience. ...

  

Catholic education – a popular choice

Catholic schools across Victoria are dynamic and vibrant learning communities taking the education of students beyond the confines of the curriculum and classroom. ...

  

What’s In A Name?

When the words ‘alternative’ or ‘special’ are attached to a school’s title, it can conjure up a range of meanings. However, what constitutes these types of independent schools today may come as a surprise – and an enormous relief – to many parents. ...

  

DISCOVER language

Academy of Mary Immaculate continues to lead the way, integrating cultural immersion into its language programs for 2015. WhichSchool investigates. ...

  

Because they are creative

Have you ever met a child who just can’t stand still? Their toes need to tap; their bodies seemingly incapable of resisting the temptation to pirouette or cartwheel. Perhaps you have a child who just needs to sing all day or someone who sees life as one giant stage. ...

  

Where girls flourish

As Roseville College Principal, Megan Krimmer, watches her students walk through the gates each morning – happy, relaxed, laughing and chatting together, and at liberty to be themselves – she sees the benefits of an ‘all girls’ learning environment for young girls and young women, which she says really allows them to thrive. ...

  

Principally Speaking…

 As Barker College celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2015, it can reflect on its heritage while looking positively towards its bright future. The school has developed a culture that encourages strong personal relationships and puts the students at its heart. WhichSchool? speaks to Head of School, Phillip Heath. ...

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