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Better services and more homes needed to support aspirations of indigenous young

It’s tough being a young indigenous person, they face severe challenges in most aspects of life and are still generally less happy and secure than their non-indigenous counterparts. Mission Australia’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Report showed that Indigenous respondents were acutely concerned about drugs, bullying/emotional abuse, personal safety... Read More

 

15 Oct 2018 | Sydney
McAfee hosts first ever Cyber Security Summit for students News Image

McAfee is hosting Australia’s first dedicated cyber security summit for senior high school and tertiary students on 30th October at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney and it is free. Read More

15 Oct 2018 | National
Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith is Women in STEM Ambassador News Image

Award-winning astrophysicist Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith has been selected as Australia’s first Women in STEM Ambassador.
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15 Oct 2018 | NT
School based policing starts again in NT News Image

The Territory Government’s school-based policing program has recommenced, the program focuses on positive youth engagement and the delivery of vital safety education. Read More

12 Oct 2018 | Australia
1740 students average 10% writing improvement with Seven Steps News Image

Pre- and post-implementation testing by Seven Steps to Writing Success has revealed an average 10% improvement in writing results after 10 weeks use of the writing program. Read More

11 Oct 2018 | National
Anti-Poverty Week 14–20 October 2018 News Image

Hundreds of activities will be held around Australia as part of Anti-Poverty Week 2018. Activities will include launches, forums, workshops, exhibitions, fund-raisers, publications, presentations. Read More

11 Oct 2018
Timetabler’s tips for elective line generation News Image

The elective line generation process is a critical phase in preparing a timetable. Get it right and you have laid a strong foundation for a great outcome. Get it wrong and there are sure to be headaches along the way. Read More

10 Oct 2018 | NSW
Be flexible with young children's reading News Image

Reading to kids helps with their literacy, that isn’t controversial, but giving students some input works even better and doesn't limit the ways kids are interacting with texts. Read More

10 Oct 2018 | Australia and UAE
Aussie company to help put 3D Tech into over 200 United Arab Emirates Primary Schools News Image

The United Arab Emirates, Ministry of Education has announced a country-wide rollout of 3D technology into over 200 primary schools to begin in early 2019 and Australian company Makers Empire will be key. Read More

8 Oct 2018 | USA
Australian experts deliver school leadership program to USA News Image

Australia’s National Excellence in School Leadership Initiative (NESLI) has been chosen to develop and deliver a ground-breaking national teacher leadership program across the United States. Read More

8 Oct 2018
Some experts' strategies for upcoming exams News Image

With Year 12 exams on the horizon students need some strategies to deal with the pressure, a number of experts weigh in with some advice.
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4 Oct 2018 | National
Winners of the 2018 NGS Super Scholarship Awards announced News Image

NGS Super has announced the winners of the 2018 NGS Super Scholarship Awards which encourage the betterment of those in the independent education sector. Read More

4 Oct 2018 | International
Bookish homes enhance literacy everywhere News Image

The effect of having lots of books around adolescents is profound, even those who didn’t go on to higher education experienced better literacy levels because of their exposure to books. Read More