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Internships boost young careers – more needed

It has been called many things over the years but giving students work experience in their chosen field helps to launch careers. And while they are effective, internships are less common in Australia than they should be.
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19 Nov 2019 | National
A better future through food News Image

When you think about it, most of what we do as people centres on food, it’s essential for life and how it is produced and consumed has huge implications for our future. Read More

14 Nov 2019 | National
Still great to be a teacher when it comes to jobs News Image

Again, you will be glad that you completed that teaching degree as once again one of the areas with the healthiest job growth has been education and training.
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13 Nov 2019
Relief teachers need professional learning too News Image

Australian school students may be spending a year of their total schooling with a Casual or Relief Teacher (CRT), a new evidence summary says they need a lot more support. Read More

13 Nov 2019
Early childhood teachers’ essential role in helping bushfire kids News Image

There are a lot of young children in tough places, their networks are limited and outside of family, early childhood teachers are the next line of defense for children with trauma. Read More

13 Nov 2019 | Vic
Regional students connect with local industry News Image

Now in its second year, the BrainSTEM Rural Innovation Challenge is giving students in Gippsland Vic an introduction to the type of skills that might be needed in a future job in the region's thriving food and fibre industries. Read More

13 Nov 2019
NESLI leadership course accredited by Australian Catholic University News Image

The National Excellence in School Leadership Institute’s (NESLI) Catholic Schools Middle Leadership Program is now formally accredited through the Australian Catholic University (ACU). Read More

13 Nov 2019 | National
Why we need more male teachers News Image

There are a lot of kids who are a bit light on males in their lives, the reasons are many and in a teaching environment introducing more males could be a good thing. Read More

13 Nov 2019 | National
Future proofing our response to depression in the young News Image

The Black Dog Institute is recruiting for its study Future Proofing, which is Australia’s largest-ever clinical trial into the effectiveness of mental health apps for preventing anxiety and depression in adolescents. Read More

13 Nov 2019 | International
‘Brave’ new word for children in 2019 News Image

Uncertainty is plaguing the planet and that is reflected by Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand selection of the 2019 Children’s Word of the Year: Bravery. Read More

7 Nov 2019 | Vic
Pop-up installation in Port Campbell shows shipwreck artefacts News Image

A free pop-up installation of artefacts recovered from shipwrecks along the infamous Shipwreck Coast at the historic Rocket Shed building in Port Campbell is open all month. Read More

7 Nov 2019 | Vic
Berwick Primary finds life lessons through performance News Image

Berwick Primary has been buzzing since its Wakakirri team beat out 290 schools to win the primary section of the story dance competition with their show Jack and the Giants. Read More

4 Nov 2019 | National
Get a STEM specialist in your school News Image

At the latest STEM in Schools program tour students at more than 300 schools heard directly from professionals who tackle national challenges as part of their work in STEM. Read More