- Reading Program
Setting them up for success – the Adelaide program to stop students falling behind.
- Essay Cheating
Adelaide students paying to cheat – the black-market trade in academic success.
- School Enrolments
Adelaide’s most in-demand schools – how to boost your child’s chances of getting in, and the extreme lengths some parents are going to.
- Flag Debate
Flying the flag for Australia – the push to put patriotism back in our schools.
- Stolen Generation School
“We’re taking you from your parents.” Parents furious at school’s controversial Stolen Generation prank.
- Gold Foundation
Adelaide hits back at Pauline Hanson’s ultimate insult to autistic kids.
- Gender Uniforms
The great school uniform debate – should female students be forced to wear dresses?
- School of Rock
The real-life School of Rock, turning kids into rock stars.
- Eco School
SA’s first eco schools – why going green delivers great results in and out of the classroom.
- Findon High Courtroom
The Adelaide high-school with its own courtroom.
The push to ban homework – with families at breaking point, how much is too much?
- Penny the Pirate
The world-first picture book that’s also an eye test, revealing if your child might need glasses.
- Ice Factor Documentary
This is the real and remarkable story of how in just eight weeks a group of self-confessed high school scoundrels put their own lives back on track.
- School Violence
Adelaide’s schools out of control… So are teachers making the problem worse?
Now there's a new fun tool helping kids grasp maths more quickly with the help of One Direction, Lady Gaga and Pink
- Sausage School
Poor attendance? No sausage sizzle! The primary school with the controversial plan to reduce truancy.
- Welfare Card
Cash in hand or Control card? Is South Australia’s welfare experiment a breach of human rights or a positive attempt to help people in need?
- Naplan stress
The controversial Naplan tests are supposed to rank students’ performance to improve teaching but according to a leading paediatrician they should be scrapped because they're causing terrible anxiety in too many kids
- Mypolonga Primary
It’s the SA primary school with NAPLAN scores at high-school level. Find out the kids’ tasty secret. #naplanschool
- Holiday brain drain
It's the time of year every kid looks forward to, but what many parents don't realise is during the school break, your child could fall months behind
- Driver Training
It's a confronting, hands-on experience… We take a look at the radical new driver training course being rolled out to Aussie teens across the country
- Story Dogs
Man's best friend… how pets are helping kids with literacy problems and the amazing results
- HECS Debt
Our student loan scandal… Over 2 billion unpaid by Adelaide graduates… One owes 400 thousand and all are funded by the taxpayer
- School in crisis
A school in crisis... It's gone through 16 principals in 17 years, countless teachers and two thirds of the enrolled students don't bother turning up.
- Classroom violence
Teachers are under attack as students as young as five turning violent in the classroom. Since 2011 more than 40 million dollars in compensation has been paid to stressed out teachers
- Islamic College of SA claims
He's the whistleblower who uncovered a multi-million dollar financial discrepancy within South Australia's Islamic College accounts, operated by its controlling body known as AFIC and today he took his complaint to South Australian Police
- Islamic College of SA update
The latest developments into our investigation of the controversial Islamic College of SA and it’s controlling body known as AFIC
- School Truancy
A generation of kids being lost into an uneducated abyss... It's a little after ten in the morning on a school day but for these kids, school isn't something they do.
- Celebs in schools
Fighting back against the bullies… Radio host Mel Grieg turns her ordeal into a positive for kids
- Come Out theatre group
Fresh from Broadway, director Alirio Zavarce has assembled a cast of northern suburbs kids to tackle the issues the matter most to them
- Youth Opportunities
One of South Australia's greatest resources is its people… in particular it's young people. Youth Opportunities, the brain child of one man and 16 years in the making, has changed the lives of tens of thousands of people
This brother and sister have missed so much school their father's lost count and the principal reported one of them as a missing person
- Peer Pressure
The school yard can be a jungle and for many parents their children's safety while at school is a day to day issue… So why are so many kids just snapping?
- Maths Apps
Making maths count for your kids... The top ten maths apps which will help set them on the right track
- Oldest Graduates
You’re never too old to learn... Just ask Australia’s oldest Uni graduates. With PhD’s at 86 & 93, they’re an absolute inspiration.
- School leavers
If these bright young Australians are the leaders of the future… we're in good hands.
- Dyslexia Struggles
The powerful south Australian MP and his family's personal battle with a challenging disorder.
- Uni Degrees
Useless university degrees ... brainy Adelaide graduates left jobless and in debt.
- Post Exams
Exam results don't necessarily mean everything... The simple tips to make it on your own from Adelaide's self-made success stories
- National Curriculum
We talk to Christopher Pyne on why there are calls for an overhaul of the National Curriculum
- Traditional Toys
If you've got children - you'll know that electronic toys can keep your kids occupied ...and very quiet. But there's a growing movement for the return to traditional toys to teach children to learn for themselves and develop their imaginations.
- Quran Schools
Islamic centres and schools have come under attack for their part in turning impressionable young Australian Muslims into radicals willing to flight for the Islamic State
- School Dispute
Last year 16 year old Oscar revealed he was gay but the big shock came when his Adelaide school principal labelled him akin to a thief or a murderer and suggested he could be cured through bible readings.
- Extreme Haircut
Tonight… Suspended for a fashionable hair cut after being bullied about his red locks... Yet his teacher has extreme ear piercings... Double standards or school discipline?
- Music study
And… The remarkable Australian research showing the surprise benefits of learning music in the classroom
- 2014 NAPLAN results
And… SA’s NAPLAN results… Are they really cause for concern? We speak with Primary Principals Assoc President Pam Kent
- School Chaplain debate
Plus the school chaplaincy debate continues… they already have student counsellors so why should we spend $245 million on Chaplain's?
- Bully Teacher
Tonight... Bullied at school by the teacher… Even the school agrees but their hands are tied
- Suspended Primary students
An shocking 172 junior primary tots between 4 and 6 were suspended in just one term last year... Tonight... We speak with head of the Primary Principals Association Pam Kent on where she thinks we’re going wrong.
- Naplan 2014
Tonight... The Naplan nightmare… kids forced to swot up for the tests... and claims a real education is taking second place
- School behaviour
Plus... the new hands-on solution to improving behaviour and concentration in class
- School bribes
Also tonight... Schools bribing students to go to school... The new strategy to combat truancy but is it a good idea or a sign of failure?
- Sensory Processing Disorder
Tonight… Kids out of sync… ADHD, autism, learning and memory problems... Now the amazing remedy - an Adelaide first - helping the kids get back on track.
- Autism School
Sending your little one to school should be an exciting time, but for the Walters, it's a nightmare… tonight… Adelaide's special school lock-up. It might be for their safety but is it humane?
- Jolly Phonics learning
Just 3 years ago O'Sullivan Beach Primary was in crisis with poor academic results, unruly kids and falling enrolments but after changing the way they learn they’ve leapt ahead five years in 12 months
- Education Department crisis
An Education Department insider blows the whistle on the toxic culture that covered up the problems to protect careers… putting kids and teachers at risk.
- No Praise School
From the moment we're born we're told how great we are. Rewarded with ice-cream for eating dinner, a lolly for walking a gold star for reading a car for graduating, bribery can be effective or call it an incentive if you prefer.
- Adult Literacy
A staggering 44% of Australians don't have enough reading and writing skills to function effectively day to day