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Regional Vic principals up-skill in Adelaide to to take on unique challenges

A cohort of school leaders from rural Victoria attended a program at SA’s Flinders University which aims to help rural and regional principals to overcome the challenges of their location and harness novel opportunities to benefit students. The course was developed with input from Emeritus Professor John Halsey. 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

8 Nov 2018 | National
‘Creativity’ is the word in 2018 News Image

Oxford University Press’s 2018 Australian Children’s Word of the Year is ‘creativity’ based on student submissions of a piece of writing based on a word they chose to reflect their lives and interests. 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

5 Nov 2018 | South Australia
St Peter’s Girls’ School all in on interactive screens News Image

Promethean ActivPanels help to decentralise Middle School classroom spaces at St Peter’s Girls’ School in Adelaide, helping with student collaboration.
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5 Nov 2018 | National
$98 million for child mental health and we still miss the obvious News Image

The new $98 million BeYou initative for early intervention and prevention for mental health seems a little too much like more of the same and less of what matters. Read More

2 Nov 2018 | National
Billy Tea duo brings bush dance fun to schools News Image

The Billy Tea Bush Band has been traveling around Australia for the past decade, with the main objective of connecting school communities “one bush dance at a time”. Read More

2 Nov 2018 | National
Workplace stress driving teachers to consider resignation News Image

Educators pursuing psychological advice for a range of occupational issues has risen by 36% since 2013 and today, over one in ten (13%) is considering resignation according to new referrals data. Read More