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PEACE Pack pushes back against bullies

SA’s PEACE Pack program continues to keep a lid on bullying by teaching coping or resilience skills to build wellbeing of primary and secondary students.
   The South Australian Bullying Prevention Strategy was developed by a number of school-based pilot projects, a series of public engagement activities including a conference, YourSAy survey, workshops and roundtables involving more than 900 experts, educators, professionals, parents, children and young people. 
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20 Nov 2018 | National
Testing the teaching profession News Image

Teaching is essential but keeping teachers is hard and a new parliamentary inquiry into the profession will seek to find out how those in the profession can be made happy and fulfilled. Read More

12 Nov 2018 | Queensland
Students sing their Songs of Belonging with Opera Queensland’s help News Image

Yeronga State High School in inner-south Brisbane school has partnered with Opera Queensland to develop a stripped back opera to spotlight the stories and vocal abilities of its diverse student body. Read More

12 Nov 2018 | National
Think you’re a Sphero hero? News Image

Sphero’s been a hit with Aussie educators and the company behind the programmable rolling robot are giving them a chance to strut their stuff.
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12 Nov 2018 | National
National Archives presents the WW1 aftermath online News Image

With Armistice Day just passed its timely to reflect on the lives of people after the war ended, how they reacted when they came home, rebuilt lives, careers and relationships. Read More

12 Nov 2018 | Melbourne
Year 9 students have a year at Ivanhoe Grammar School’s University News Image

Ivanhoe Grammar students will be given a taste of university life for a year commencing in 2019 building upon the school’s successful short-term program which ran for 10 years. Read More

12 Nov 2018 | Queensland
Expanded Qld disciplinary powers harmful News Image

Legislation expanding Queensland principals’ disciplinary powers was intended to decrease the number of suspensions and exclusions but has had the opposite effect. Read More

12 Nov 2018 | England
Pay attention to ADHD kids News Image

Interventions which include one-to-one support and a focus on self-regulation improved academic outcomes in kids with ADHD providing an alternative to medication. Read More

8 Nov 2018 | National
Personal and social capabilities teaching lacking in Australia News Image

Despite the importance of mental wellbeing, a majority of teachers don’t feel equipped or supported to teach personal and social capabilities.
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8 Nov 2018 | Global
Integrated suicide prevention works best News Image

A study has found youth-specific interventions conducted in clinical, educational and community settings can be effective in helping those at risk of suicide.
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8 Nov 2018 | Queensland
Competition makes for excellence in Qld school architecture News Image

Queensland is firming up its reputation as a hotbed of independent education, there is strong competition for students and that means parents are becoming very discerning about the schools they choose for their children. Read More

6 Nov 2018 | National
Top professionals find meaning in teaching News Image

Engineers, scientists and lawyers comprised 70% of all applicants for the 2019 Teach For Australia (TFA) cohort indicating that teaching offers the professional satisfaction that other careers don’t. Read More

6 Nov 2018
Maths Pathway raises $2.1 million to change the way mathematics is taught in schools News Image

Melbourne-based Maths Pathway is changing the way Year 5 to Year 10 students learn maths, leveraging technology, classroom best-practice and professional learning to enable teachers to target each student’s point of need.  Read More