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Better services and more homes needed to support aspirations of indigenous young

It’s tough being a young indigenous person, they face severe challenges in most aspects of life and are still generally less happy and secure than their non-indigenous counterparts. Mission Australia’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Report showed that Indigenous respondents were acutely concerned about drugs, bullying/emotional abuse, personal safety... Read More

 

25 Jul 2018 | National
Risk management in schools News Image

Risk management is the kind of thing that can be put on the back burner but it is a great way to avoid problems, and having some processes in place if or when things do go wrong is a great advantage. Read More

25 Jul 2018 | Queensland
Site brings military history to life News Image

RSL Queensland’s website RSL Education provides student activities, teaching notes and engaging multimedia content tailored to suit students of all ages covering the ADF's activities of the last century. Read More

24 Jul 2018 | South Australia
SACE grows in Asia News Image

They must be doing something right in South Australian education as seven more schools in Asia will teach the world-class South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) for the first time from 2019. Read More

24 Jul 2018 | NSW
Sounds like a phonics debate News Image

Phonics has been controversial for years and leading educators will meet in Sydney next week to further the debate. They will present and argue the case for particular methods as well as the limitations of approaches. Read More

18 Jul 2018 | National
94% of Indigenous boarding students complete Year 12 News Image

It looks like sending Indigenous students to boarding schools is one of the more successful programs to address deficits in indigenous opportunity and career and life outcomes. Read More

18 Jul 2018 | National
Malware attacks most common at school return News Image

The return from school holidays can be a drag in a number of ways but the most damaging is the threat of malware attacks. Often staff and students bring in a device that's been infected at home. Read More

17 Jul 2018 | Victoria
$5000 for inclusive education equipment in Vic News Image

Victorian schools will receive an additional $5000 to invest in specialised equipment and assistive technology that supports students with disabilities and additional learning needs. Read More

17 Jul 2018 | NSW
Theatre and science come together to boost littlies in STEM News Image

What do you get when a leading medical research facility and an internationally acclaimed theatre company work together? World leading STEM resources. Read More

16 Jul 2018 | National
How can kids dodge national debt disaster? News Image

We’re awash with debt, deluged by it; one in six Australians is struggling with credit card debt and we’re around second in the world when it comes to private debt. Something needs to be done. Read More

16 Jul 2018 | National
Boredom a great basis for children’s play News Image

“I’m bored”, they say while seated next to enough electronic entertainments to launch a local JB HiFi, but if kids are bored well let them be bored, it’s a good thing. Read More

12 Jul 2018 | ANZ
ANZ High School Esports League launches this month News Image

There is a new forum for the trans Tasman sporting rivalry with the launch of League of Legends high school esports league. It will act as a feeder competition into the professional esports league. Read More

10 Jul 2018 | National
$15,000 Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy News Image

Who says teaching doesn’t pay? The Copyright Agency has announced the first-ever Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy worth $15,000. Read More