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Regional Vic principals up-skill in Adelaide to to take on unique challenges

A cohort of school leaders from rural Victoria attended a program at SA’s Flinders University which aims to help rural and regional principals to overcome the challenges of their location and harness novel opportunities to benefit students. The course was developed with input from Emeritus Professor John Halsey. Read More

 

26 Apr 2019 | National
Look beyond school attendance to long-term education outcomes News Image

Policy to promote school attendance in remote communities is good but long-term planning in education requires more than getting students to school.
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26 Apr 2019
Call for a national strategy to attract future teachers News Image

The peak body of the university faculties and schools that educate our future teachers is calling for a multi-pronged, collaborative, national strategy to improve the attractiveness of the teaching profession. Read More

26 Apr 2019 | International
Older children are more school-ready: big data study News Image

A UNSW-led study of more than 100,000 children is the largest ever to examine who delays starting school in New South Wales, and how a child’s age when they start school relates to their ‘readiness’ in terms of development. Read More

26 Apr 2019 | National
New online child safety resources deal with family violence to keep kids safe News Image

Thousands of people working with children affected by family violence can now access a series of free, online safety resources developed by leading child protection experts at the Australian Catholic University. Read More

26 Apr 2019 | National
Schools resources to promote broader understanding of Australian history News Image

New lesson plans detailing the lived experience of the Stolen Generations are now available to school children developed by The Healing Foundation in consultation with Stolen Generations members, teachers, parents and curriculum writers. Read More

26 Apr 2019 | National
Creating inclusion for LGBTIQ students News Image

Author, speaker and life coach Tracey Horton has been appointed as a guest lecturer at Griffith Universities Queensland-wide to educate future teachers on creating inclusion for LGBTIQ students. Read More

26 Apr 2019 | National
It’s time to get walking primary kids News Image

On Friday 17th May, children will make steps toward a  healthier future by participating in the 20th anniversary of National Walk Safely to School Day.
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25 Apr 2019 | National
Black Dog Institute and Sydney Swans tackle mental health in schools News Image

Black Dog Institute and the AFL’s Sydney Swans will partner to deliver free mental health training to high schools across Australia with a focus on improving the mental health literacy and resilience of Australian school students. Read More

11 Apr 2019
Early career teachers get dramatic with NIDA News Image

NIDA continues to invest in the creative practice of early career teachers in primary and secondary schools with the 2019 Creative Ambassador’s Initiative.
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11 Apr 2019 | National
AITSL Stakeholder Survey now open News Image

Teachers, school leaders and the entire education sector can have their say in the 2019 Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Survey which is open now. Read More

10 Apr 2019 | National
AMSI appoints new Board Members News Image

The Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) has announced the expansion of its Board with the appointment of five new members with a diversity of backgrounds and skills. Read More

10 Apr 2019 | Vic
Victorian schools kicking goals News Image

Data released on the Myschools website show that Victorian schools are among the top in the country for improving student performance by up to 50%.
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