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WikiEducation: fear it or love it?

Dr Nicola Davies explores the value for students learning how to write and edit a Wikipedia article by undertaking the 12-week Wikipedia Education Syllabus.

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Wikipedia – the word and the virtual repository of the wisdom it contains, is both feared and loved with equal voracity in the teaching community. Read More

Online interactive tutoring launched
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KipOnline offers online interactive learning support for students needing help with maths, English, spelling, comprehension and reading. Read More

Tablets help littlies to learn: Vic Uni research study
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Tablets can be used in kinders and primary schools to help children learn according to Vic Uni researcher Prof Nicola Yelland. Read More

NSW records 'Outstanding' literacy and numeracy progress
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Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli has welcomed 'outstanding results' from his government's $261m Action Plan. Read More

IEU supports better support for students with a disability in Curriculum Review
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The IEU backs students with a disability provisions in the review of the Australian Curriculum. Read More

#GameOn cybersafety videos launched
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Five cybersafety videos for 8 – 12 year-olds have been launched via 'virtual classroom' platforms and the Cybersmart website. Read More

TunED-UP applications open for NSW primary teachers
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The SSO has launched an expanded TunED-Up program for primary teachers. Read More

Resources to encourage tertiary studies
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The Bridges to Higher Education consortium has developed online curriculum materials to help teachers improve academic outcomes and prepare students for tertiary studies. Read More

Independents welcome Curriculum review
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AHISA has welcomed the Curriculum Review, in particular the focus on primary literacy and numeracy. Read More

Behavioural recognition video analytics software aids school safety
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Artificial intelligence-based solution teaches itself to recognise unexpected patterns within data from CCTV networks. Read More

Resource teaches students to re-think risk-taking behaviours
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A pilot program by the City of Melville that requires students to read a script dealing with risk taking behaviours has shown positive results. Read More

Start your own business in-school program
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A pilot program to give Vic students a chance to boost their enterprise and financial literacy skills has been launched. Read More

NSW HSC 'Test yourself' app launched
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An app for multiple choice exam questions to help students prepare for the HSC has been launched. Read More