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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


2 Apr 2019
Patti Fawcett winner of 2019 Class Clowns National Grand Final News Image

15-year-old Patti Fawcett from Bendigo South East College has been announced as the winner of the 24th annual Class Clowns National Grand Final held in The Forum at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Read More

2 Apr 2019 | National
The Bryan Foundation partners with Evidence for Learning to support better early childhood learning News Image

Evidence for Learning, a not-for-profit backed by Social Ventures Australia (SVA), has received $1 million in cornerstone funding from The Bryan Foundation to deliver an Early Childhood Education initiative. Read More

2 Apr 2019 | ACT
AEU tells parliament to cut it out News Image

Public schools took over the lawns of Parliament House in Canberra to protest the Morrison Government’s $14 billion in public school funding cuts.
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2 Apr 2019 | GC
The Gruffalo has arrived at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary News Image

The Gruffalo Trail augmented reality experience will be open at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Gold Coast in time for the April school holidays.
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31 Mar 2019 | Australia
Mark Grant appointed AITSL CEO News Image

The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) has accounced the appointment of Mark Grant as its new CEO, following a comprehensive national and international search. He will join AITSL from mid-April. Read More

29 Mar 2019 | National
2019 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Award Winners announced News Image

Twelve inspiring teachers have been recognised for their work in creating long-term meaningful change for their pupils, schools and the wider community.
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28 Mar 2019 | National
Economic disadvantage robs young of support News Image

One of the many consequences of economic disadvantage is that it robs the young of the support that children of parents with work are able to give.
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26 Mar 2019
Horses the right course for at-risk students News Image

Equine Insight in Romsey Victoria has been running equine therapy courses to great effect and their activity has caught the attention of Central Ranges Local Learning and Employment Network for incorporation into secondary schools. Read More

26 Mar 2019 | National
Time out is acceptable News Image

There’s been some controversy about time out as a punishment but new research says that it does more good than harm.
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25 Mar 2019 | National
The art of brains News Image

Primary school students around Australia are being encouraged to think about how amazing their brains are through a national art competition that will be judged by some of Australia’s leading brain researchers. Read More

25 Mar 2019 | National
Half Australian students don’t think their degree is worth the money News Image

There is real trouble when half of all Australian Uni students feel that their degree doesn’t prepare them for work and aren’t worth the money spent.
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25 Mar 2019 | National
Bostik competition offers $5000 grants News Image

You can’t do craft without a bit of Bostik and the makers of the sticky essential are launching their latest competition awarding the creativity of primary school children. Read More