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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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8 Aug 2019 | National
Teacher Workload in Australia now amongst the highest in the OECD News Image

Teachers continue to be put under pressure with the number of hours worked in Australia now ranking among the highest in the world.
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8 Aug 2019 | National
Roadmap needed for the Melbourne Declaration News Image

Mitchell Institute at Victoria University has called on the Federal Education Minister to use the review of the Melbourne Declaration aims of schooling, to deliver a roadmap for delivery. Read More

8 Aug 2019
$2M to protect homeless teen mums News Image

yourtown has announced a massive capital works investment of  approx $2 million to further develop infrastructure at San Miguel Family Centre to house vulnerable young mothers, their infants and children. Read More.

8 Aug 2019 | National
Countdown begins for the ATO’s Tax, Super + You competition News Image

Australian high school students have two weeks left to enter the Australian Taxation Office’s Tax, Super + You competition for a chance to win from a cash prize pool of over $6000. Read More

1 Aug 2019 | Melbourne
We are here to stay: Catholic Education News Image

High profile closures of Catholic schools have raised questions about their wider viability but Catholic Education says it isn’t going anywhere.
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1 Aug 2019 | National
Right lighting can boost student concentration, wellbeing News Image

The right lighting solution and good lighting design is essential to create a quality learning environment which increases attention spans, improves student mood, regulates alertness, well-being, performance and health Read More

31 Jul 2019
Higher education trumps social inequity, but it takes time News Image

A degree evens the playing field but it does take time for the paths of the disadvantaged and the better off to converge, about eight years.
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31 Jul 2019 | National
Adina Watches’ bespoke service for schools News Image

The gift of a watch is a great way to mark a graduation and Queensland based Adina Watches have launched a bespoke service for Australian schools creating limited edition timepieces. Read More

31 Jul 2019 | National
Education and payment partnership streamlines debits News Image

Australasian payments processor Debitsuccess and education management system maker Meshed Group have announced a partnership that looks to deliver efficient direct debit payment plans for students. Read More

31 Jul 2019 | International
International Baccalaureate drops student examination registration fee News Image

The International Baccalaureate (IB) has announced that it is eliminating the $172 / £138 candidate registration fee that students traditionally pay, reducing financial barriers for students and schools. Read More

31 Jul 2019
Photography makes for a Big Fat Smile News Image

Big Fat Smile is a community-owned, industry leading provider of child education, care, recreation, cultural and inclusion services based in Wollongong and their photography program has been a hit. Read More

31 Jul 2019
Game Changer Challenge pits students against nation’s leading technology thinkers News Image

Department of Education Secretary Mark Scott will host some of the nation’s leading thinkers and futurists for a panel discussion that will answer tricky questions from public school students across NSW. Read More