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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 May 2018 | Global
Get language right to boost success News Image

Preparing children for school with basic maths, language and social skills holds them in good stead when they enter the Year 1 fray and language skill looks like the important skill of all. Read More

25 May 2018 | South Australia
Old and young to learn from each other News Image

A Montessori Middle School Program will soon be co-located at Kalyra Woodcroft Aged Care, supported by research that indicates interaction between old and young has significant wellbeing effects for both groups. Read More

25 May 2018 | Melbourne
Victoria’s world beating education architecture News Image

The shortlist for the 2018 Victorian Architecture Awards reveals the world beating quality of the state’s educational architecture, the competition has never been hotter with a record 268 entries. Read More

25 May 2018 | NSW
What’s your DNA? News Image

Every cell in our body contains the instructions for who we are. In scientific terms, this is our DNA. Our DNA, or our genes, encode the proteins that make us who we are and define our emotional make-up. Read More

24 May 2018 | National
Down, down STEM is down News Image

Despite the money and fanfare directed at technology and science teaching we remain in a downward spiral, so how do we change that? The answer lies in when and who is introducing kids to STEM. Read More

24 May 2018 | National
HP Kids Fund program $10k available News Image

HP Australia is encouraging primary and secondary schools to nominate for the second-round applications for HP Kids Fund, a $500,000 initiative to help Australian students achieve digital literacy. Read More

17 May 2018
Cracking the code of relationships News Image

The Secret Agent Society program uses games to teach children about relationships and interaction. And it works, with the program winning the prestigious CRC Association Awards for Excellence in Innovation Read More

17 May 2018 | National
What students (really) want News Image

New research from Edith Cowan University has uncovered what students really want in the classroom and it’s quite different from what you might have expected. Read More

17 May 2018
Enter the 10-word story challenge News Image

How much of a story can you tell with 10 words? Well that was 11 and not much story there so it’s a challenge which students can take on in the name of promoting Australian books. Read More

16 May 2018
Teachers want voice in NSW/ACT review News Image

When policies are reviewed it’s often the case that key stakeholders are left out of the process, so with the NESA curriculum review looming the IEUA NSW/ACT is demanding their members be involved in consultations. Read More

16 May 2018
Artists invited to apply for extensive 2019 Youth Touring program News Image

For any artist looking to get their name out there the 2019 Youth Touring program would be a great start; in 2018 it will put on 240 performances for 30,000 kids in classrooms and community groups in Queensland. Read More

16 May 2018 | Melbourne
IDP and Cognizant connect students with international education opportunities News Image

IDP Education, a provider of international student placement services, and Cognizant have built a global platform that aims to digitally support students to access global study and career pathways.  Read More