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Jacaranda Blog

News, thoughts and insights on Australian secondary education.

How Australia stacks up in new OECD report

How Australia stacks up in new OECD report

Jacaranda highlights the findings from the OECD's 2015 'Education at a Glance' report that matter most to Australian educational professionals.

Looking back on 2015

Looking back on 2015

With 2015 coming to a close, Jacaranda looks back on three highlights from the year, including a new digital solution, important milestone and major award.

Why you should plan on more conferences in 2016

Why you should plan on more conferences in 2016

Conferences are great for both teachers and publishers. Here's a summary of what Jacaranda had on offer at each event this past conference season.

The results are in: Victoria’s VCE students shine

The results are in: Victoria’s VCE students shine

Jacaranda looks at the highlights for this year's VCE results, including how many students completed the VCE and which subjects were the most popular.

Highlights from the 2015 WISE Summit

Highlights from the 2015 WISE Summit

Jacaranda reports on the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) which convenes each year in Doha to explore the future of educational innovation.

Five takeaways from the Education State report

Five takeaways from the Education State report

Jacaranda looks at five important takeaways for education professionals from the Victorian government's recently released Education State: Schools Report.

Jacaranda wins 2015 Publisher of the Year award

Jacaranda wins 2015 Publisher of the Year award

Jacaranda proudly announces that it has won the APA's 2015 Secondary Publisher of the Year award. A highly commended award was also given to SpyClass.

JacarandaPLUS reaches one million users

JacarandaPLUS reaches one million users

Jacaranda celebrates an important milestone: reaching one million inspired learners on the JacarandaPLUS platform.

Learning about learning analytics

Learning analytics: the next big thing in education

A review of Jacaranda's Learning Analytics events, which highlight how the new technology can be used by educators to inform decisions and target teaching.