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Many flubs before a touchdown in a performance career

They say the best way to get ahead is to surround yourself with good people, and for the crowd at performing arts program Wakakirri’s Careers Day, that was certainly the case. Students had the opportunity to meet with and pick the brains of some of Australia’s best and brightest in the performing arts. Wakakirri continues to win the very precious time of Australia’s performing arts community. Read More


17 May 2019 | National
Cyber attacks on education down 26% News Image

Cyber attacks on Australia’s education sector have dropped to 18% (down 26% from 2017) which saw the sector leave the top spot of most targeted.
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16 May 2019 | National
Computer problems the latest of NAPLAN’s many News Image

Thousands of students were unable to log on or finish the NAPLAN test this week due to online connectivity issues, leaving many in tears after repeatedly losing work Read More

16 May 2019 | VIC
Time to enter the Vic Premier’s Sustainability Awards News Image

There are plenty of reasons to enter the Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards aside from the environment and they include the hip pocket.
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16 May 2019 | SA
Cartwheeling kids to better mental health News Image

From tightrope to trapeze, who doesn’t like a circus? Now, research from the University of South Australia is revealing the true value of circus skills and their ability to deliver significant mental health benefits for Australian children. Read More

16 May 2019 | VIC
Melbourne Girls’ School joins the fight against gynaecological cancer News Image

Ruyton Girls’ School made a step to address the problem of gynaecological cancers, which are all too common, inviting Dr Pearly Khaw from The Australia New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG) to host an assembly. Read More

16 May 2019 | National and Qld
QELi and NESLI join forces to boost professional development opportunities News Image

Queensland Education Leadership Institute (QELi) and the National Excellence in School Leadership Institute (NESLI) have a new partnership to further strengthen educational leadership collaboration. Read More

16 May 2019 | National
Seek says it’s good to be an educator News Image

The latest SEEK Employment Report showed that it’s good to be an educator. Job ad growth in industries related to public service continues to outperform other sectors, this includes Education and Training. Read More

16 May 2019 | NSW
1000th PEF Scholar recognised News Image

Since the inception of Public Education Foundation’s (PEF) scholarships program 10 years ago, over 1000 students have been supported with scholarships.
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10 May 2019 | Adelaide
Dream big, dream arts News Image

As part of the Dream Big Festival in Adelaide, on May 27 Carclew will present Smart Arts, A professional development intensive to inspire the use of creativity and arts practice across curriculum delivery. Read More

10 May 2019 | Adelaide
Teenage Olympians go for gold at the Asian Physics Olympiad News Image

Eight of Australia’s top performing student physicists competed against 170 of Asia’s smartest kids representing 22 countries and regions at the Asian Physics Olympiad held at the Adelaide Convention Centre from 6 to 12 May. Read More

10 May 2019 | National
Invite-only university program to address teacher shortages News Image

When Elise Milner received an invitation, based on her academic performance, to join the NETDS program, many of her colleagues had misconceptions about families whose children weren’t turning up for school. Read More

10 May 2019
Mainfreight extends sponsorship and launches Student Excellence Award and Best Book Giving Assembly Competition News Image

Mainfreight has extended its support of the Books in Homes Program from seven to nine primary schools across Australia and has launched two new initiatives. Read More