Spare a thought for Australia's 15-year-olds. If they don't have enough to contend with, between the immediate demands of Snapchat and a future of robots stealing their jobs, now they have to bear the brunt of a nation's slighted pride.
Eryk Bagshaw Fifty years after Charlie Perkins became the first Indigenous graduate, Aborigines are still struggling to gain an education.
Karen Hardy As Victoria plans to make swimming part of the curriculum, ACT students are getting less time in the pool
Paloma Jackson-Vaughan My peers who took part in this test were unanimous in that they did not, to the best of their ability, attempt the exam.
Georgina Connery The ACT Government has committed to hire 20 school psychologists but just five schools will benefit from the promise in 2017.
Andrew Brown New figures from the ABS have shown one in five Australians are enrolled in study.
Eryk Bagshaw The NSW government has sold a historic Sydney property to one of Sydney's most expensive private schools, despite public school enrolments surging in the area over the past four years.
Kelsey Munro Ruby's debating team has come all the way from Norfolk Island, defeating 27 other schools to make it to the State Championships on the mainland.
Karen Hardy The ACT has come out ahead in the latest international maths and science rankings but there are problems for Australia.
Bridie Smith Science Editor One of Melbourne's oldest gardens which was laid out when the colony of Victoria was just two years young is under threat from building works, which could swallow up about 10 per cent of the remaining grounds.
The Squid Squad at Katoomba Public School is dedicated to saving the waterways of the Upper Mountains.
Running through the Mountains helps keep the demons at bay for former Katoomba fire-fighter, Merv Gaut.
Leura Garage restaurant hosted the launch of a new book, Flavours of NSW.
Cyclist hit with a $750 fine for “reckless” riding and not wearing a helmet in Blackheath Rhododendron Parade.
Blue Mountains hip hop group Thundamentals have announced details of their forthcoming album, Everyone We Know.
Young team wins team event at national Irish dance championships.
Every year, many flying foxes are injured or killed in netting used to protect fruit trees