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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

 

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

13 Feb 2019 | National
Malware is at record levels News Image

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

13 Feb 2019 | National
Funding agreement no fun for public schools News Image

The recent bilateral school funding agreements between the Commonwealth and the states look to be biased against public schools.
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13 Feb 2019 | National
St.George Foundation’s $600,000 Inspire Grant invites applications News Image

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.
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8 Feb 2019 | National
What new teachers need News Image

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