A taste of what's happening around the country.
Government launches inquiry into SATs
The Education Committee has launched a long-awaited inquiry into primary assessment and is inviting written submissions on the impact of SATs, including how recent reforms have affected teaching and learning.
Preschoolers adept at using tablets and apps
A new report into preschoolers has found that young children are increasingly using tables and apps, and watch on average two and a half hours of programs, films and videos each day, mostly in the afternoon and evening.