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Internships boost young careers – more needed

It has been called many things over the years but giving students work experience in their chosen field helps to launch careers. And while they are effective, internships are less common in Australia than they should be.
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23 Oct 2019 | National
Berwick Primary School takes the Wakakirri Primary title and Hoppers Crossing wins Wakakirri Secondary News Image

Berwick Primary School in Victoria has claimed the top award in the biggest performing arts festival for schools in Australia and Hoppers Crossing Secondary College took out the Secondary title. Read More

23 Oct 2019
Victorian pair receive top maths honours News Image

Outstanding primary teachers named winners at the 2019 Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) Choose Maths Awards.
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23 Oct 2019
Move to waive tertiary debts for remote teachers welcomed News Image

Finding teachers is hard, finding teachers that are willing to work in a rural remote setting is harder still and incentives to assist are to be encouraged.
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23 Oct 2019 | National
Education institutions see most Trojan attacks News Image

Education was the top industry globally impacted by Trojans in 2018, and cybersecurity company Malwarebytes Labs has identified this trend will continue to accelerate in 2019. Read More

23 Oct 2019
Encourage STEM to fight climate change News Image

With thousands of Australian students pressuring world leaders to urgently address climate change, attention must now turn to how as a society we can better support their passionate pleas into future careers. Read More

17 Oct 2019 | Qld
Opera Queensland Education Program and in-schools outreach News Image

Opera Queensland is touring performances of The Frog Prince and La Boheme with primary schools included for the first time.
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16 Oct 2019
Combine classroom academics with physical activity News Image

We don't get enough exercise, kids and adults alike, it’s to do with time, we all lead super busy lives, that and motivation, it’s far too easy to switch on the TV to watch others do the sport and dial Ubereats. Read More

16 Oct 2019
Uniform rules needed for school uniforms News Image

Allowing girls to wear shorts and trousers to school has been surprisingly controversial and some rigour around debate on the issue has been introduced with recent research on the topic. Read More

15 Oct 2019
Toolkit for classroom wellbeing News Image

Depression, anxiety and behavioural disorders emerge early and can be prevented in part with a greater focus on mental wellbeing in the classroom.
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15 Oct 2019
Phonics apps helping struggling kids News Image

A suite of apps used by over 25,000 Australian educators could be a winner for preschoolers with language difficulties.
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15 Oct 2019 | National
Talk-and-walk-a-thon for peer support News Image

Talk-And-Walk-A-Thon is a new nationwide initiative by Peer Support Australia where students put down their phones, connect with their peers face to face and get some exercise. Read More

10 Oct 2019 | National
Nominees for Telstra Aria Music Teacher of the Year Award News Image

Telstra, ARIA and The Song Room have announced the nominees for the 2019 Telstra ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award.
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