Blogs and other media are good resources to access to keep up to date on current matters of interest and research in the field of education. Here are some suggestions:
EduResearch Matters - A blog from the Australian Association for Research in Education, featuring articles, comment and discussion on educational matters, research and current issues.
The Conversation: Education - News and views, sourced from the academic and research community.
Analysis & Policy Observatory: APO - Education - An Australian information service providing easy access to policy and practice research and resources. Use it to find government reports and other publications related to social policy.
Brookings Institute research reports -- Education - The Brookings Institute conducts research into social, economic, and political issues, including Education, and makes its reports available free online, in most cases. The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC.
Grattan Institute - Education - A not-for-profit organisation providing research and commentary on educational matters of interest and and policy