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Measuring the Teaching and Learning Journey

John Hattie and Arran Hamilton

High-stakes assessment has been an important rite of passage throughout much of human history. Many ancient cultures and tribal societies required their young to undertake risky and painful quests to make the transition to adulthood. We continue to deploy this rite of passage in the form of national school leaver examinations today. Read More

 

20 Jun 2019 | National
South Melbourne Primary School wins top architecture award News Image

The South Melbourne Primary School designed by Architects Hayball has been named winner of the LEA’s 12th Annual Excellence in Educational Facilities Awards. Read More

20 Jun 2019 | South Australia
20 years of university for people with intellectual disability News Image

A South Australian university program that includes people with intellectual disability in regular university topics is celebrating 20 years.
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20 Jun 2019 | International
Money matters more in low SES education News Image

Like most things, money matters in education, a lot, but it’s effect is most pronounced in disadvantaged schools, three new US studies have found that increasing funding for disadvantaged students increases school results. Read More

20 Jun 2019 | National
Australian teachers do more with less News Image

Australian public school teachers are innovative and adopt new ideas and approaches but face heavier workloads than their peers internationally.
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20 Jun 2019 | National
Musica Viva In Schools has three new touring ensembles for 2019 News Image

Musica Viva Australia has premiered three new ensembles to bring music to Australian classrooms in 2019; Adventures in Antarctica, Eastwinds and Timmy; and The Breakfast Band. Read More

20 Jun 2019 | National
Chromebook App Hub brings hardware to life News Image

Chromebooks are a good stable piece of equipment and their utility in the classroom is being boosted with the Chromebook App Hub.
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20 Jun 2019
Kids lack basic physical skills News Image

A program run by The University of Western Australia has found many Perth children are falling short of developing basic physical skills.
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13 Jun 2019 | National
Re-wiring the brain for leadership News Image

Neuroleadership involves leaders understanding themselves and learning to have conversations that stimulate quality thinking, hold people accountable to useful effort, create insight and behavior change. Read More

13 Jun 2019 | Queensland
UQ scholarships address disadvantage News Image

The University of Queensland (UQ) is launching a new scholarship initiative aimed at raising $30 million by 2020 to support talented students experiencing financial hardship. Read More

13 Jun 2019
NESLI’s global experts to tackle education leadership in low GDP areas News Image

The National Excellence in Schools Leadership Institute (NESLI) have announced the ten global experts who will make up NESLI’s inaugural advisory board.
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13 Jun 2019 | National
Jobs for teachers see most growth News Image

Jobs are down a bit from last year according to SEEK but the good news is that wages are up and it’s still great to be a teacher or in education.
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13 Jun 2019 | National
Education hack attacks up and looking for money News Image

Education look out; there was a noticeable shift towards financially motivated cyber crime (80%) in educational services.
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