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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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15 Oct 2018 | National
Exceptional teaching students helping disadvantaged kids News Image

The National Exceptional Teaching for Disadvantaged Schools Program targets the highest performing pre-service teachers and equips them to work in low socio-economic schools. Read More

15 Oct 2018 | Sydney
McAfee hosts first Cyber Security Summit for students News Image

McAfee is hosting Australia’s first dedicated cyber security summit for senior high school and tertiary students on 30th October at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney and it is free. Read More

15 Oct 2018 | Sydney
Taronga Institute of Science & Learning opens News Image

You couldn’t find a more spectacular setting for a zoo and now Taronga in Sydney will host an exceptional new teaching and research facility.
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11 Oct 2018
Timetabler’s tips for elective line generation News Image

The elective line generation process is a critical phase in preparing a timetable. Get it right and you have laid a strong foundation for a great outcome. Get it wrong and there are sure to be headaches along the way. Read More

11 Oct 2018 | National
Anti-Poverty Week 14–20 October 2018 News Image

Hundreds of activities will be held around Australia as part of Anti-Poverty Week 2018. Activities will include launches, forums, workshops, exhibitions, fund-raisers, publications, presentations. Read More

10 Oct 2018 | Australia and UAE
Aussie company to help put 3D Tech into over 200 United Arab Emirates Primary Schools News Image

The United Arab Emirates, Ministry of Education has announced a country-wide rollout of 3D technology into over 200 primary schools to begin in early 2019 and Australian company Makers Empire will be key. Read More

10 Oct 2018 | NSW
Be flexible with young children's reading News Image

Reading to kids helps with their literacy, that isn’t controversial, but giving students some input works even better and doesn't limit the ways kids are interacting with texts. Read More

8 Oct 2018
Some experts' strategies for upcoming exams News Image

With Year 12 exams on the horizon students need some strategies to deal with the pressure, a number of experts weigh in with some advice.
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8 Oct 2018 | USA
Australian experts deliver school leadership program to USA News Image

Australia’s National Excellence in School Leadership Initiative (NESLI) has been chosen to develop and deliver a ground-breaking national teacher leadership program across the United States. Read More

4 Oct 2018 | National
Paper, iPads and child literacy News Image

Find yourself a pre-schooler and there will be a tablet nearby. It’s often a source of concern, after all shouldn’t they be reading books? Yes and no.
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4 Oct 2018 | Melbourne
New font ‘Sans Forgetica’ helps students study News Image

A new font makes students fill in the gaps, helping with information retention, and its release is timely as exam time kicks off.
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4 Oct 2018 | International
Bookish homes enhance literacy everywhere News Image

The effect of having lots of books around adolescents is profound, even those who didn’t go on to higher education experienced better literacy levels because of their exposure to books. Read More