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Will goal–setting help me get through the year?

Robyn Pearce helps kick start 2017 with organisation.

Over the holiday season you probably had a conversation at least once about the year that’s been and your hopes for this new year.
It’s the traditional time for some introspection and goal–setting, but maybe you haven’t had time to get your goals completely squared away (or in some cases, not even started).
If so, you’d be in good company with over 90% of the population. Read More


Full 2016 NAPLAN national report published
13 Dec 2016 | Australia
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The 2016 NAPLAN National Report has been released, with final results by gender, Indigenous status, language background other than English status, parental occupation and education, and geolocation at year level and domain. Read More

Record Number Of Vic Students Pass Their VCE
12 Dec 2016 | Victoria
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49,765 Victorian students have completed their VCE this year. Results are now available and anyone who wants to change their university or TAFE preferences can do so until 14 December. Read More

Research: strong school identity can improve NAPLAN scores
12 Dec 2016 | Australia
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New psychology research from ANU has found that 'school identity', the feeling of being connected and belonging to a school, can lift student NAPLAN scores by as much as 10 points. Read More

ECA: Early childhood education is the answer
9 Dec 2016 | Australia
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Early Childhood Australia said a crucial factor is missing in all the discussion of how to address the declining performance of Australian students in international tests like PISA and TIMMS. Read More

Keeping kids in school sport
8 Dec 2016 | Australia
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The ASC released its inaugural AusPlay report. Findings indicate that kids often drop out of club sport activity beyond 11 years, highlighting the critical role schools play in maintaining satisfactory activity levels of Australian children. Read More

PISA results disappointing
7 Dec 2016 | Australia
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The PISA report released by ACER on the science, reading and mathematics skills of Australian 15 year olds indicates that Australia is slipping backwards relative to other countries. Read More

Try Mathletics for free
6 Dec 2016 | Australia
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3P Learning, creators of Mathletics, are offering free access to all Australian schools, until the end of 2016, when they subscribe for 2017. Over 5.65 million children in more than 20,000 schools around the world use Mathletics. Read More

Go green and recycle
5 Dec 2016 | Australia
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The PET Bottle Greenwall Project, finalist in the United Nations Association of Australia World Environment Day Awards - Environmental School Award, aims to increase installations in schools to green their own built environment. Read More

Aussie teens prefer to read books
4 Dec 2016 | Australia
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New research indicates Australian teenagers still prefer to read old fashioned printed books instead of reading from digital devices, with over half accessing literature from their local library. Read More

Study: 17 per cent of kids in preschool still need more daily physical activity
4 Dec 2016 | Australia
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A Victorian study of over 700 children has compared how physically active both boys and girls are when they are at preschool or childcare and found boys are more physically active than girls. Read More

Galiwin'ku kids ready for their preschool education
2 Dec 2016 | NT
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Families as First Teachers participants in Galiwin'ku have graduated from the program, with the children ready to start preschool and family members engaged in their education and wellbeing. Read More

St Michael's appoints new Head of the School for 2018
2 Dec 2016 | VIC
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Terrie Jones has been appointed at the new Head of the School at St Michael's Grammar School from January 2018. St Michael's Grammar is situated in St Kilda with more than 1300 students. Read More

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