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PEACE Pack pushes back against bullies

SA’s PEACE Pack program continues to keep a lid on bullying by teaching coping or resilience skills to build wellbeing of primary and secondary students.
   The South Australian Bullying Prevention Strategy was developed by a number of school-based pilot projects, a series of public engagement activities including a conference, YourSAy survey, workshops and roundtables involving more than 900 experts, educators, professionals, parents, children and young people. 
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19 Aug 2019 | National
AI for Good Challenge winners announced  News Image

The inaugural winners of the AI for Good Challenge have been announced, the challenge is a new national competition for high school students to tackle real world social and environmental challenges using Artificial Intelligence. Read More

15 Aug 2019 | National
Wiggle it a little bit for better school performance News Image

Turns out sitting still doesn’t work as well as wiggling marching and tapping, a beat aids young children to develop their self-regulation skills and improve school readiness. Read More

14 Aug 2019
Education a winner in Canon grants News Image

Education projects were the finalists in three of Canon’s Community grants this year for projects supporting robotics and STEM, vulnerable girls and survivors of slavery. Read More

14 Aug 2019 | Queensland
Integrated support of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at boarding schools News Image

Support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at Queensland boarding schools is needed from families and communities, schools and peers to ensure that students transition well to secondary schooling. Read More

14 Aug 2019 | National
Australian teens’ brains make them vulnerable online shopping scams News Image

Being a digital native doesn't seem to stop you from becoming a digital scam victim; figures show increasing numbers of Australian teenagers are being ripped off. Read More

14 Aug 2019 | National
Seven crafty primary schools in a sticky $21,000 situation News Image

Seven crafty primary schools have won their share in $21,000 worth of cash and prizes after entering the Bostik Smart Schools program.
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14 Aug 2019 | National
National Skills Week to highlight vocational education News Image

By 2023, Australia will need approximately one million more workers (5.36 million) with certificate two, three or four qualifications than it will those with bachelor degrees or higher (4.42 million). Read More

14 Aug 2019 | National
Australia’s biggest online spelling competition kicks off News Image

LiteracyPlanet’s Word Mania free online spelling competition for schools is happening again, Word Mania challenges students to build as many words as they can in three minutes from 15 randomly generated letter tiles. Read More

13 Aug 2019 | Sydney
Play World Australia lets kids laugh, play, sing and dance together News Image

Play World Australia, presented by Nintendo, is a two-day event that creates a fun atmosphere for littlies and allows them to play in a dynamic, fun and educational environment. Read More

9 Aug 2019 | Melbourne
Primary school replicated in LEGO at Legoland News Image

Jake Baratta, age 8, from St. Peter’s Primary School won the exclusive opportunity to have his school built from LEGO after winning Legoland’s school design competition. Read More

8 Aug 2019 | National
Boys need support for positive body image News Image

It is vital that teachers and school leaders understand that body image and eating disorders are developing and increasing in those who identify as boys and men. Read More

8 Aug 2019
Next-gen talent quiz Australia’s leading thinkers on the role of technology in tomorrow’s world News Image

How can we better humanise technology? That’s the question 150 students and teachers in New South Wales tackled as part of the Department of Education’s annual Game Changer Challenge. Read More