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Youth are happiest in apprenticeships and full-time work says largest national youth survey

Earning money and the independence and dignity that that provides makes for happier young people and winning an apprenticeship leads to the highest level of wellbeing among young Australians out of all post-school pathways, according to the results of the nation’s largest youth survey.
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6 Sep 2018 | Australia
Aboriginal students respond to elders News Image

An education project developed by two Murdoch University researchers has shown that Aboriginal children are more motivated to learn when they spend time with Elders in an ‘On Country’ school setting. Read More

5 Sep 2018 | SA
Thinking Maths program adds up to better results for primary kids News Image

A maths program developed by the South Australian Department for Education is putting primary school students two months ahead of their peers, secondary students not so much. Read More

4 Sep 2018 | Melbourne
Australia's top maths teacher creating STEM Superheroes News Image

NSW teacher, Corrine Vingerhoed was named the nation’s top maths teacher at the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) Choose Maths Awards in Melbourne. Read More

4 Sep 2018 | Melbourne
BHP Foundation Board earmarks $52m for global education News Image

The BHP Foundation has made a US$52 million commitment to support programs that aim to address global education disadvantage.
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3 Sep 2018
Victoria’s top schools announced News Image

Good Education Group’s The Good Schools Guide has revealed the best performing schools in Victoria based on VCE study scores.
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3 Sep 2018 | NSW
Teach consent to children as young as four News Image

Educating children about what is OK and what isn’t and giving them the ability to say no to anything that doesn’t feel right with regards to their bodies should be started young. Read More

3 Sep 2018 | NSW
High standards for teachers in NSW public system News Image

Teaching graduates will need a credit average in their degree and must prove superior cognitive and emotional intelligence in a psychometric test administered by the Department to teach in NSW public schools. Read More

2 Sep 2018 | Ireland
Parenting in Ireland Queensland style News Image

Ireland has a child behaviour problem, the prevalence rate of behavioural problems sits at 15% for nine-year-olds in Ireland and it has a lot to do with the parenting that these children are receiving. Read More

2 Sep 2018 | Qld
Youth touring program coming to schools all over Queensland News Image

Queensland Music Festival has revealed its 2019 Youth Touring program with the Arts Council again bringing award-winning artists and theatre works to Queensland schools. Read More

30 Aug 2018 | National
Making fresh fruit and veg fun News Image

You can lead a kid to veggies but it’s tough to get them interested in eating them, unless you make it fun that is and Jamie Oliver’s Learn Your Fruit and Veg program seeks to put fun back into fresh food. Read More

29 Aug 2018 | Victoria
Vic Premier’s Sustainability Awards finalists announced News Image

Four finalists have been nominated  for the Vic Premier’s Sustainability Awards for projects focusing on sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.
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29 Aug 2018 | National
Narrow curriculum obsession is 'playing with future of children' News Image

An obsession with NAPLAN testing is narrowing the curriculum focus as literacy and numeracy are best learned in meaningful contexts according to CQUniversity Professor Ken Purnell. Read More