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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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8 Mar 2018 | National
Specialist programs and data make a difference as standards go nowhere News Image

It’s 10 years in and NAPLAN has revealed one thing: there have been no significant gains in either reading or numeracy. The biggest improvements have been achieved with teaching approaches, intensive teaching programs and data. Read More

8 Mar 2018 | Melbourne
New AITSL Guidelines For Principals News Image

Some are born great, some have greatness thrust upon them, some wing it. Often there isn’t much in the way of preparing someone for a leadership role, it just kind of happens. Steps are being made though to help principals to lead. Read More

6 Mar 2018 | Canberra
My School 2018 website revamp News Image

The publishing of NAPLAN results on the MySchool website allows parents to monitor how their kids’ school is tracking against the performance of others and professional groups are liking what they see. Read More

5 Mar 2018 | Melbourne
Victoria’s high-rise primary school opens News Image

The gritty formerly industrial area around Fisherman’s Bend in Melbourne’s inner south continues its gentrification with the jewel in the crown, South Melbourne Primary School, now open and teaching its first cohort of kids. Read More

1 Mar 2018 | Sydney
Sydney school spearheads sports head injury care News Image

Head trauma incurred during sport is serious, what’s more is the damage is cumulative, beginning on the school sports field, and often it isn’t until later life that the full effects come to light. Read More

27 Feb 2018 | Melbourne
New upgrades for historic school in Port Melbourne News Image

Work is set to begin on a new $5.4 million upgrade of Port Melbourne Primary School. The upgrade includes a new multi-purpose gymnasium, with indoor basketball and netball courts and the local community will have access to the facilities. Read More

27 Feb 2018 | Victoria
$5.7m upgrade underway at Warragul Regional College News Image

Students across the Warragul region will soon be enjoying new facilities with a major upgrade at the Warragul Regional College which is one of the oldest secondary schools in Australia. Read More

26 Feb 2018 | Melbourne
Call for Gallup Student Poll 2018 registration News Image

The 2018 Australia/NZ Gallup Student Poll is open for registration. This  poll surveys ANZ Students in Years 5–13 on non-cognitive measures like hope, well-being, engagement, entrepreneurial aspiration and career and financial literacy. Read More

26 Feb 2018 | Melbourne
Australian schools get resources from Woolworths Earn & Learn  News Image

Aussie schools and early learning centres are set to receive more than 300,000 vital education resources from this week, with Woolworths store managers delivering equipment as part of the Woolworths Earn & Learn program. Read More

23 Feb 2018 | Perth
Data and equity make learning visible: an Invitational Road Map News Image

John Young, Principal of Clarkson Community High School, has seen the difference visible learning makes. An emphasis on research and data has focused teachers’ attention on the why, how and what of accelerating student learning. Read More

21 Feb 2018 | South Australia
SA business and education working together on STEAM News Image

It looks like education and industry are beginning to work together on the direction that STEAM education will take if the SMARTSchool which opened this week on the University of South Australia’s Magill Campus is any indication. Read More

19 Dec 2017 | Adelaide
Outstanding SACE achievers recognised with Governor’s Commendation  News Image

Twenty-seven outstanding South Australian Certificate of Education students were recognised for their achievements in academics as well as their contributions to community and the arts. Read More