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Teach young children about bullying to stop it

Stopping children from bullying each other starts with their understanding of it; telling them what bullying is and involves assists in stopping bullying from happening.
   Bullying prevention expert Dr Lesley-Anne Ey says that bullying takes place in all forms from an early age. She says children have limited understanding of bullying and that more needs to be done to explicitly educate them. 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

15 May 2018 | NZ
Phonics is choice for NZ primary schools News Image

What is old has become new again as New Zealand primary schools pivot towards phonics and away from the whole language approach as children's literacy in the country continues to lag that of other comparable nations. Read More

13 May 2018 | Melbourne VIC
Tomorrow Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen opens at Melbourne's Scienceworks News Image

Tomorrow Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen – a $3.7m milestone gallery redevelopment at Scienceworks is set to reveal STEM futures, it has been created with teens, for teens. Read More

13 May 2018 | NSW / ACT
NSW / ACT Catholic teachers to vote ‘yes’ to new enterprise agreement News Image

Catholic teachers and support staff in NSW and ACT schools will vote ‘yes’ to a new enterprise agreement next week, following an 18-month industrial campaign which included two stop work meetings. Read More

12 May 2018 | Melbourne
$27.5m centre for Vic high-flyers will be sited at Melbourne High News Image

High-achieving students in Victoria will have access to a $27.5 million co-educational Centre for Higher Education Studies to be built next to Melbourne High School in South Yarra. Read More

11 May 2018
Montessori supports Gonski 2.0 News Image

Montessori Australia has come out in support of Gonski’s recommendation to place the learning growth of each student at the centre of the Australian education model. Read More

10 May 2018 | National
NAPLAN paints half of the equity picture News Image

Research out of Western Australia from Glenn Savage at the Uni WA indicates that the NAPLAN data gives an indication of what is happening around equity but is far from a comprehensive picture of student abilities and outcomes. Read More

9 May 2018 | Finalns
Help with homework no help News Image

You can help a kid with their homework but there are ways to do it; too much help is a detriment to their development of persistence and self-reliance. As the children showed persistence more opportunities for autonomous work were given. Read More

9 May 2018 | USA
Class clowns have short careers News Image

They’re the stars of the class and playground, but their careers are brief. In Year 1 and 2 class clowns are the most sought after playmates and the centre of attention, but by Year 3 things change. Read More