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Get a grip on ATAR anxiety

It’s that time of year again, exams, final exams, eek, it’s hard to not let the stress get the better of you but what do you do when you're stressed, your friends are stressed and the parents are especially stressed?
   Take a deep breath and realise that the only thing that’s at stake is your future…, just kidding, it’s probably more helpful to focus on the idea that there is more than one way to skin a cat and there are more pathways to a fulfilling career than ATAR. Read More

 

10 Oct 2018 | Australia and UAE
Aussie company to help put 3D Tech into over 200 United Arab Emirates Primary Schools News Image

The United Arab Emirates, Ministry of Education has announced a country-wide rollout of 3D technology into over 200 primary schools to begin in early 2019 and Australian company Makers Empire will be key. Read More

10 Oct 2018 | NSW
Be flexible with young children's reading News Image

Reading to kids helps with their literacy, that isn’t controversial, but giving students some input works even better and doesn't limit the ways kids are interacting with texts. Read More

8 Oct 2018
Some experts' strategies for upcoming exams News Image

With Year 12 exams on the horizon students need some strategies to deal with the pressure, a number of experts weigh in with some advice.
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8 Oct 2018 | USA
Australian experts deliver school leadership program to USA News Image

Australia’s National Excellence in School Leadership Initiative (NESLI) has been chosen to develop and deliver a ground-breaking national teacher leadership program across the United States. Read More

4 Oct 2018 | National
Paper, iPads and child literacy News Image

Find yourself a pre-schooler and there will be a tablet nearby. It’s often a source of concern, after all shouldn’t they be reading books? Yes and no.
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4 Oct 2018 | Melbourne
New font ‘Sans Forgetica’ helps students study News Image

A new font makes students fill in the gaps, helping with information retention, and its release is timely as exam time kicks off.
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4 Oct 2018 | International
Bookish homes enhance literacy everywhere News Image

The effect of having lots of books around adolescents is profound, even those who didn’t go on to higher education experienced better literacy levels because of their exposure to books. Read More

4 Oct 2018 | National
Winners of the 2018 NGS Super Scholarship Awards announced News Image

NGS Super has announced the winners of the 2018 NGS Super Scholarship Awards which encourage the betterment of those in the independent education sector. Read More

3 Oct 2018 | National
Two years of preschool for smarter Australia News Image

Providing two years of preschool for all children could boost our entire education system and later the economy Mitchell Institute at Victoria University Director, Megan O’Connell says. Read More

2 Oct 2018 | Adelaide
Take geoscience education “beyond dinosaurs and volcanoes” News Image

Australians are to be urged later this month to move their thinking beyond dinosaurs and volcanoes when it comes to appreciating just how much their modern day lives are being impacted by the geosciences. Read More

2 Oct 2018 | Victoria
Roaming Classroom for Rebel Girls to make coding more accessible News Image

Technology startup, Code Like a Girl, has today launched its Roaming Classroom for Rebel Girls – a mobile, pop-up classroom which aims to make coding more accessible. Read More

2 Oct 2018 | National
Suicides in young people up 10% News Image

The ABS has released its 2017 causes of death report and has revealed that suicide was the leading cause of death for young people aged between 5–17 years of age. Read More