Education news from Australia and the United Kindgom
- Regional students prepare to race mini Formula 1 cars in Malaysia
School students from regional NSW and Tasmania are off to Malaysia to represent Australia in the F1 in Schools Challenge world championships.
- Off flying
- Getting ready
- Drone instructors
- Teen drone racers
- Teenage teachers design and deliver drone class
Nathaniel Kuchel and Cale Manly practise some drone racing on their school oval.
- Boys help to raise A-level grades
Boys overtake girls in top A-level grades - but university entries are down, with many places available.
- Former May adviser Nick Timothy calls student fees 'a Ponzi scheme'
Theresa May's former chief of staff says the system is 'unsustainable' and should be reformed.
- Learndirect rated 'inadequate' in Ofsted report
Too few learners and apprentices achieve the skills and qualifications to progress, report says.
- Manchester attack: Georgina Callander had won university place
Manchester attack victim Georgina Callander would have studied paediatrics, her mother says.
- Learndirect training contract withdrawn over standards concerns
Training company is barred from taking on new apprentices as Ofsted prepares to release critical report.
- No reverse on 6.1% student interest rate
The government has ruled out any reversing on plans for higher interest charges on student loans.
- Counselling domestic abusers cuts offending by third, say researchers
A radical counselling scheme for some domestic abusers cuts offending by a third, researchers say.