Tag Archives: #Education

Government talks literacy, numeracy tests for Year 1 students, SBS World News Radio

Listen to my radio feature here:   Year 1 school students around Australia may be required to undertake literacy and numeracy checks in the near future. An expert-panel report led by the Centre for Independent Studies has determined the literacy and numeracy of Australian students is low by international standards. Education Minister Simon Birmingham says…

Live 2016 Victorian ATAR results coverage for The Age

Today, I had the opportunity to work with The Age for their ATAR results day coverage.  As part of the experience, I attended the press conference of Education Minister James Merlino, and interviewed a Year 12 student from Maribyrnong Secondary  College about her results. Here is the section of the live blog that I worked on with Education Reporter Timna…