A group of 180 students at Woodridge State High School who had been taking part in NRL legend Jonathan Thurston’s JT Succeed Program, an initiative of his JT Academy, were treated to a surprise visit from the man himself. Read More
Parents bemoan their children’s constant screen absorption but it cuts both ways as parents look to be guilty of the same thing.
Facebook, Instagram and PROJECT ROCKIT have teamed up to announce a landmark $1 million anti-(cyber)bullying partnership for Australian high school students.
A new study has examined uni students’ attitudes towards plagiarism. Its preliminary findings reveal that international male students from non-English speaking backgrounds are substantially more likely to engage in academic dishonesty than their female, domestic, and native English-speaking counterparts. Read More
Reducing the incidence of anxiety disorders in primary school aged children makes sense both from the obvious immediate reduction of significant suffering but also as another tool in the struggle to reduce the nation’s youth suicide rate. Read More
The Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) is launching ATYP On Demand, a theatre streaming platform to give remote and low SES students free access to theatre made by young people, for young people. Read More
Some 400 NT students will be exposed to career pathways in STEM through the Future Careers in STEM series in October.
400 primary school students from 13 schools and 35 presenters from the science and tech industry will descend on Malvern Valley Primary School on Thursday 18th October, for the Big Day In Jr. Read More
Period Talk is Australia’s first education module designed to get kids talking about periods, removing the taboo and embarrassment that has surrounded the subject for so long. Read More
Big stories about big issues have been at the forefront of Wakakirri this year, themes explored included reconciliation, environmental conservation and mental health, the winners have now been announced. Read More
As the October 31st tax deadline is approaching, now is the time for teachers and those working in education who haven’t yet lodged to get their taxes up to date. Read More
Pre- and post-implementation testing by Seven Steps to Writing Success has revealed an average 10% improvement in writing results after 10 weeks use of the writing program. Read More