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Get a grip on ATAR anxiety

It’s that time of year again, exams, final exams, eek, it’s hard to not let the stress get the better of you but what do you do when you're stressed, your friends are stressed and the parents are especially stressed?
   Take a deep breath and realise that the only thing that’s at stake is your future…, just kidding, it’s probably more helpful to focus on the idea that there is more than one way to skin a cat and there are more pathways to a fulfilling career than ATAR. 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

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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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

31 Oct 2018
Australia languishes in the bottom third of comparable countries for education equality News Image

Australia does a lot of things well but promoting equality in education isn’t one of them, we rank in the bottom third of 40 comparable countries in this regard.
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31 Oct 2018 | National
Grants to boost makeyness in schools News Image

Grants between $2000 and $20,000 will be available to fund Maker Projects opening on Thursday 8 November. Grants are offered through two streams. Stream A is for primary and secondary schools. Read More

31 Oct 2018 | Australia
Outback schools need more local language aboriginal teachers News Image

It kind of makes sense: Aboriginal teachers who can teach in local languages are essential for remote Indigenous education.
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29 Oct 2018 | National
90% of public school teachers use own money for student supplies News Image

So who needs funding? If a recent survey is to believed it’s public schools with 90% of teachers reaching into their own pockets to buy supplies for their students. Read More