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Aussie High School students win at International Science and Engineering Fair

Australian high school students have received multiple prizes at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona alongside over 1800 high school students from 75 countries. Australian high school students Lucy Lake (picture), Mitchell Torok, Ivy Brain, Macinley Butson and Callum Predavec have received multiple prizes. All students were finalists at the national 2019 BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards, Read More

 

24 May 2019 | National
International students dissatisfied with accommodation News Image

International students are only partially satisfied with their Australian accommodation offering, with the majority (60.4%) choosing to live in private rentals, new research from Cohort Go has found. Read More

24 May 2019 | South Australia
Global education agents visit Adelaide News Image

More than 80 influential international education agents visited Adelaide to participate in a major showcase of South Australia’s word class education.
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24 May 2019 | Croatia
Trinity Grammar School is world athletics champion News Image

The Aussies have proven themselves to be a bit too good again with Sydney’s Trinity Grammar School crowned the International Schools Federation (ISF) World Schools Athletics Champion 2019. Read More

24 May 2019 | National
Headaches after a knock under the genetic microscope News Image

The world’s first study on whether genetic variations are involved in the post-traumatic headache experienced by some people following concussion is underway at QUT, funded by a $250,000 US Department of Defence grant. Read More

24 May 2019 | National
Massive UK study has lessons for Australian school choice system News Image

The UK's largest ever study on parents' secondary school choices highlights equity issues in the UK's school choice system with implications for Australia.
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24 May 2019 | National
HALT top teachers go there News Image

The two-day Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher (HALT) Summit organised by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) 24-25 May in Darwin showcased some of the nation’s most esteemed educators. Read More

24 May 2019
New No Scaredy Cats course builds resilience thinking News Image

A new parenting course No Scaredy Cats equips children with resilience thinking skills and aims to help parents help their kids’ mental strength.
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17 May 2019 | National
Cyber attacks on education down 26% News Image

Cyber attacks on Australia’s education sector have dropped to 18% (down 26% from 2017) which saw the sector leave the top spot of most targeted.
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16 May 2019 | National
Computer problems the latest of NAPLAN’s many News Image

Thousands of students were unable to log on or finish the NAPLAN test this week due to online connectivity issues, leaving many in tears after repeatedly losing work Read More

16 May 2019 | VIC
Time to enter the Vic Premier’s Sustainability Awards News Image

There are plenty of reasons to enter the Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards aside from the environment and they include the hip pocket.
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16 May 2019 | SA
Cartwheeling kids to better mental health News Image

From tightrope to trapeze, who doesn’t like a circus? Now, research from the University of South Australia is revealing the true value of circus skills and their ability to deliver significant mental health benefits for Australian children. Read More

16 May 2019 | VIC
Melbourne Girls’ School joins the fight against gynaecological cancer News Image

Ruyton Girls’ School made a step to address the problem of gynaecological cancers, which are all too common, inviting Dr Pearly Khaw from The Australia New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG) to host an assembly. Read More