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Orleans style education is winning

How do you turn the fortunes of kids in tough school environments around? Autonomy and accountability, if the New Orleans experience is to be believed. 
   While the rest of the schools in Louisiana are mired in processes and procedures handed down from on high, teachers and principals in New Orleans are given autonomy around curriculum, with the trade off being that they have to meet a certain set of standards. Read More

 

18 Jul 2018 | National
Malware attacks most common at school return News Image

The return from school holidays can be a drag in a number of ways but the most damaging is the threat of malware attacks. Often staff and students bring in a device that's been infected at home. Read More

18 Jul 2018 | National
94% of Indigenous boarding students complete Year 12 News Image

It looks like sending Indigenous students to boarding schools is one of the more successful programs to address deficits in indigenous opportunity and career and life outcomes. Read More

17 Jul 2018 | NSW
Theatre and science come together to boost littlies in STEM News Image

What do you get when a leading medical research facility and an internationally acclaimed theatre company work together? World leading STEM resources. Read More

17 Jul 2018 | Victoria
$5000 for inclusive education equipment in Vic News Image

Victorian schools will receive an additional $5000 to invest in specialised equipment and assistive technology that supports students with disabilities and additional learning needs. Read More

16 Jul 2018 | National
Boredom a great basis for children’s play News Image

“I’m bored”, they say while seated next to enough electronic entertainments to launch a local JB HiFi, but if kids are bored well let them be bored, it’s a good thing. Read More

16 Jul 2018 | National
How can kids dodge national debt disaster? News Image

We’re awash with debt, deluged by it; one in six Australians is struggling with credit card debt and we’re around second in the world when it comes to private debt. Something needs to be done. Read More

12 Jul 2018 | ANZ
ANZ High School Esports League launches this month News Image

There is a new forum for the trans Tasman sporting rivalry with the launch of League of Legends high school esports league. It will act as a feeder competition into the professional esports league. Read More

10 Jul 2018 | National
Young songwriter to win TV exposure News Image

Competition gives young songwriter the opportunity to have an original song featured in the internationally broadcast series XVenture Family Challenge set to be broadcast early next year. Read More

10 Jul 2018 | National
$15,000 Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy News Image

Who says teaching doesn’t pay? The Copyright Agency has announced the first-ever Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy worth $15,000. Read More

9 Jul 2018 | NSW
Sydney Water opens 2018 Community Grants News Image

Sydney Water has announced its generous community grants program with a total of $80,000 to be awarded. Grassroots community organisations working on initiatives or projects across greater Sydney are encouraged to apply. Read More

9 Jul 2018
New generation of ‘Namby-Pamby’ kids about to drop News Image

So millennial bashing has become a national sport, the avo munching, fedora wearing, non-driving or moving out of home snowflakes that they are, but if you thought that generation was a bit soft wait for the next. Read More

9 Jul 2018
Birmingham’s STEM solution shortcut a thought-bubble  News Image

Simon Birmingham’s solution to fix shrinking school student STEM enrolments fails to address the real issue of having a comprehensive plan to fix teacher shortages. Read More