Breakfasts at school have had a great effect on learning outcomes and it looks like the same goes for lunch according to an investigation of 120 million Indian students. Read More
The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has launched the new $15,000 Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy, part of almost $2m it awards every year. Read More
Experts have endorsed the announcement that the government will cancel the uni debts of teachers who commit to working for four years in remote indigenous communities and say more must be done to attract locals to teaching. Read More
Ivanhoe Grammar School has opened its University Campus for Year 9 at La Trobe University. It offers a year-long program designed to expose students to the self sufficiency of university life. Read More
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