Phones are like relationships, can’t live with them can’t live without them. The mobile phone ban in NSW primary schools is now in effect and while that might protect the kids from online nasties it also means they’re not contactable. Read More
First State Super supports teachers in public schools through its annual professional development scholarship offered through the Public Education Foundation.
Entertainment Memberships offer value-for-money offers across dining, travel, leisure and experiences, that’s well known as the program has been running for years. Less well known is their support of charities and community organisations. Read More
Yamaha Music Australia’s Great Start Grant is a nationwide initiative with a very generous $60,000 worth of musical instruments given to the winning school and more. Read More
One thing is certain; never let your guard down online, malware is an ever present and growing concern. Like viruses, malware tactics and forms are shifting in shape and authors of the bugs are targeting organisations more than individuals. Read More
The recent bilateral school funding agreements between the Commonwealth and the states look to be biased against public schools.
St.George Foundation’s Inspire Grant is a three-year grant designed to provide innovative interventions that will change the course of a child’s life.
Many new teachers aren’t ‘new’ at all. Whilst about half of graduate teachers are entering the workforce as first career people, for about 20% this is a second career. Read More
Teachers need love too and no one knows that better than those at the psychological coalface with a corporate psychology organisation reporting a 36% increase in the number of educators seeking support. Read More
There’s no substitute for an involved parent if you want the best performance from students with a study out of Israel highlighting that by examining kids who have one deceased or absent parent. Read More
You’ve got to hand it to the AEU, they’re never backward in coming forward; a fleet of Fair Funding Now! vans will visit public schools in marginal electorates across Australi. Read More
RSL Queensland has launched a free online program which teachers can use to help students build resilience, empathy and improve their physical and mental health. Read More