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Gifted students falling through the cracks

They’re the forgotten few, the 10% of kids that fall under the gifted heading, and they’re also falling through the cracks as policies for their identification are inconsistent, unreliable and lack accountability.
   Teachers and schools should be looking for indicators of gifted and talented children as soon as they enter the school system at kindergarten or pre-primary. Read More

 

15 Aug 2018 | National
Why Australian schools and universities need to act more like Amazon News Image

Knowing what students want and finding a way to give it to them is the only way progressive schools and universities will succeed in a highly competitive education market. Read More

14 Aug 2018 | National
More women and girls in maths thanks to AMSI News Image

Established as a collaboration of Australia’s university mathematics departments and agencies Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) membership and global impact have grown. Read More

14 Aug 2018 | Queensland
Sheldon College Repertoire of Sound beats the competition News Image

Sheldon College were voted as National Champions and Place Winner for all ensemble prize categories entered at the 2018 Australian Percussion Eisteddfod recently. Read More

14 Aug 2018 | International
Teachers can be too strict News Image

A bit of noise and chaos should be tolerated in class if not encouraged to promote better concentration and, oddly, conduct says a US training program which has been vindicated by recent research. Read More

14 Aug 2018 | Sydney
Students put Scott Morrison under the pump News Image

It's become a tradition at Trinity Grammar and Scott Morrison recently became the fifth sitting Treasurer to answer some tough questions from the school’s economists since the first Q&A in 1983. Read More

10 Aug 2018
Echuca school upgrades and special school News Image

The Vic Government will invest $16.7 million to build the final two stages of the Echuca Regeneration Project, upgrading Echuca Twin Rivers Primary School and creating a new Echuca P-12 Special School. Read More

10 Aug 2018 | National
Robots, Martians and scientists to invade classrooms News Image

Dancing robots, tales from the high seas and news from outer space will all make their way into more than 350 Australian classrooms today as part of the CSIRO-led STEM in Schools event. Read More

10 Aug 2018
Turnbull government cuts $500 million in early childhood funding News Image

The early years are fundamental to learning but the Turnbull government doesn't seem to share that opinion as it plans to cut nearly $500 million in funding to the early childhood education sector. Read More

10 Aug 2018 | National
Teachers enlisted to train fussy eaters News Image

Fussy eaters are hard to win over and it takes a combined effort shared between parents, carers, grandparents and teachers to help the most fussy eaters to eat healthy, varied diets during their preschool and early school years. Read More

10 Aug 2018 | Melbourne
Migrant school cleaners among most vulnerable News Image

The Fair Work Ombudsman has forced Veracity Property Services Pty Ltd to improve compliance and back-pay two Sri Lankan workers who provided cleaning services to a southeast Melbourne government school. Read More

10 Aug 2018 | National
NAPLAN online debacle needs explaining says AEU News Image

NAPLAN’s migration to the web has hit a snag with summary results for this year’s being delayed as there are concerns the online test results cannot be compared to the results from the paper tests. Read More

3 Aug 2018
$1 million for primary kids’ digital literacy research News Image

An Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship awarded to Australian Catholic University’s (ACU) Prof Kathy Mills to explore how harnessing all the senses can enhance the digital literacy of primary students. Read More