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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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17 Sep 2018 | Region
Nature Primary wins Canon grant News Image

The Nature School Primary (NSW) has won Canon’s 2018 Grants Program for a photographic project whereby students will create a high quality, accurate, photographic field guide of local flora and fauna. Read More

17 Sep 2018 | National
High ATARs not everything: top principal News Image

A top Principal thinks concern about ATARs needed to be matched with understanding of the emotional and social qualities that teachers need and ATAR results are “not everything” when selecting future teachers. Read More

13 Sep 2018 | Vic
Five years for teachers to feel confident News Image

To stop early career teachers from exiting the profession, support in the first five years of work is essential with a study finding Victorian teachers gained confidence by the end of that period after struggling with confidence issues initially. Read More

12 Sep 2018 | National
Aussie teachers working harder than their OS colleagues News Image

Funding cuts to Australian public schools are having a detrimental effect on teachers’ workload and the participation rates for early childhood education.
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12 Sep 2018 | Victoria
New school resources for Type 1 Diabetics News Image

The Vic Government is helping students with type 1 diabetes by releasing the new Diabetes Guidelines – Supporting Students with Type 1 Diabetes in Victorian Schools and the Diabetes at School online education package. Read More

12 Sep 2018 | St KIlda
Wakakirri announces Victorian Secondary Story Dance Challenge winners News Image

Victoria’s Secondary Challenge winners for the 2018 Wakakirri Story Dance Challenge were Hoppers Crossing Secondary College, Dromana College and Mount Erin Secondary College. Read More

11 Sep 2018 | National
A 10-year plan for women in STEM News Image

The Australian Academy of Science is consulting to develop a 10-year plan to boost women in STEM, an initiative from the 2018–19 Budget.
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11 Sep 2018 | NSW
NSW’s best educators awarded News Image

A diverse range of NSW teachers have been recognised for their contribution to education at the Australian College of Educators (NSW Branch) Excellence in Education Awards. Read More

11 Sep 2018 | SA
South Australia has first Year 12 end-of-year electronic exam News Image

In a nod to the changing technological face of education more than 2000 students will become the first in Australia to sit a Year 12 end-of-year electronic exam.
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7 Sep 2018 | Melbourne
Victorian is top Aussie Secondary Maths Teacher News Image

Mindset learning has proven a winner for Victorian teacher, Hayley Dureau with the Mount Waverley Secondary College Leading Teacher and Head of Student Voice receiving the 2018 Outstanding Secondary Teacher award. Read More

6 Sep 2018 | National
Word is boys and girls are different News Image

An investigation into the type of words boys and girls use has revealed that much of their vocabulary is being learned out of school through popular media and that boys and girls exhibit different interests expressed by their word choice. Read More

6 Sep 2018 | Australia
Aboriginal students respond to elders News Image

An education project developed by two Murdoch University researchers has shown that Aboriginal children are more motivated to learn when they spend time with Elders in an ‘On Country’ school setting. Read More