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Bank of mum and dad foundation of big careers

Behind every big wig lies a couple of wealthy, ambitious parents who aren’t stingy about offering up some financial support. It’s the great unspoken truth; the bank of mum and dad is instrumental in the fostering of careers. It helps to be privileged and share their traits and culture. Read More

 

22 Feb 2019 | International
AI beating dyslexia News Image

A new piece of AI is helping to identify people with dyslexia so something can be done, the process uses statistics and and machine learning and takes only two minutes. Read More

21 Feb 2019 | National
Aussie schools need to teach more life skills News Image

Australians are largely positive about the level of education provided to their children but feel more attention should be given to developing students’ life skills in the classroom. Read More

21 Feb 2019 | Melbourne
Class Clowns National Grand Final News Image

Class clowns finally get the chance to bring their underappreciated talent to the big stage with Melbourne International Comedy Festival having scouted Australia for the funniest secondary schoolers. Read More

21 Feb 2019 | Melbourne
Scholarship for exceptional Year 12 students who face financial barriers News Image

The University of Melbourne’s new Hansen Scholarship Program to help talented, determined students achieve their ambitions, regardless of social or economic barriers is the result of a generous $30 million gift. Read More

19 Feb 2019 | India
Breakfast and lunch for better learning News Image

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

18 Feb 2019 | National
New $15k Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy open News Image

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

18 Feb 2019 | National
Scrapping HECS debt for remote teachers welcomed News Image

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

18 Feb 2019 | Melbourne
Ivanhoe university campus at Latrobe commences News Image

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

14 Feb 2019 | National
Can we do better than banning mobile phones? News Image

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

14 Feb 2019 | National
First State Super $10k scholarship for teachers News Image

First State Super supports teachers in public schools through its annual professional development scholarship offered through the Public Education Foundation.
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14 Feb 2019 | National
Entertainment provides a win win way to fundraise News Image

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

14 Feb 2019 | National
Yamaha’s 60K Great Start Grant – applications open News Image

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