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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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5 Sep 2018 | SA
Thinking Maths program adds up to better results for primary kids News Image

A maths program developed by the South Australian Department for Education is putting primary school students two months ahead of their peers, secondary students not so much. Read More

4 Sep 2018 | Melbourne
Australia's top maths teacher creating STEM Superheroes News Image

NSW teacher, Corrine Vingerhoed was named the nation’s top maths teacher at the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) Choose Maths Awards in Melbourne. Read More

4 Sep 2018 | Melbourne
BHP Foundation Board earmarks $52m for global education News Image

The BHP Foundation has made a US$52 million commitment to support programs that aim to address global education disadvantage.
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3 Sep 2018
Victoria’s top schools announced News Image

Good Education Group’s The Good Schools Guide has revealed the best performing schools in Victoria based on VCE study scores.
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2 Sep 2018 | Qld
Youth touring program coming to schools all over Queensland News Image

Queensland Music Festival has revealed its 2019 Youth Touring program with the Arts Council again bringing award-winning artists and theatre works to Queensland schools. Read More

30 Aug 2018 | National
Making fresh fruit and veg fun News Image

You can lead a kid to veggies but it’s tough to get them interested in eating them, unless you make it fun that is and Jamie Oliver’s Learn Your Fruit and Veg program seeks to put fun back into fresh food. Read More

29 Aug 2018 | Victoria
Vic Premier’s Sustainability Awards finalists announced News Image

Four finalists have been nominated  for the Vic Premier’s Sustainability Awards for projects focusing on sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.
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29 Aug 2018 | National
Narrow curriculum obsession is 'playing with future of children' News Image

An obsession with NAPLAN testing is narrowing the curriculum focus as literacy and numeracy are best learned in meaningful contexts according to CQUniversity Professor Ken Purnell. Read More

28 Aug 2018 | National
Brain plasticity. The good news, the bad news, and the good news News Image

The ability for the brain to rewire itself, is, of course good news. However, the brain’s ability to rewire itself has what may be thought of as having a ‘sting in the tail.’Read More

28 Aug 2018 | National
NAPLAN another year, not much change News Image

The release of NAPLAN results this year occurred with little fanfare and that has much to do with the very modest results achieved.
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28 Aug 2018 | National
NAPLAN results are in – but what does NAPLAN result in? News Image

Prof Beryl Exley says discussion needs to move beyond NAPLAN results to the impact of NAPLAN on children’s education and Assoc Prof Jihyun Lee says the government should better explain it's purpose. Read More

28 Aug 2018 | National
New board to be appointed to PAI News Image

The current Principals Australia Institute (PAI) Board will resign on September 27th and the members, APPA and ASPA will appoint a new board of directors.
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