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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

 

10 Aug 2017 | VIC
Former VIC primary school principal sentenced following IBAC investigation News Image

A former Victorian primary school principal has been convicted and placed on a two-year good behaviour bond following an investigation into allegations of corrupt conduct by senior officers of the Department of Education and Training. Read More

10 Aug 2017 | NSW
Dancers kick off NSW HSC exams News Image

The first 2017 HSC performance exams in NSW have started with Stage 6 subject – Dance. Around 1000 Dance students will perform over the coming weeks, along with almost 5000 Drama students and nearly 6000 Music students. Read More

9 Aug 2017 | QLD
Growing Tall Poppies aims to encourage QLD girls to study STEM subjects News Image

Former Emmaus College Rockhampton student, Claire Cranitch is hoping to have more Queensland schoolgirls involved in Physics in her role as Griffith University’s event coordinator of the national Growing Tall Poppies program. Read More

9 Aug 2017 | QLD
Children not OK with peers' anti-social behaviour News Image

A study led by University of Queensland School of Psychology researcher Matti Wilks found that children aged 7–8 see antisocial behaviour as an important influence on their social groups. Read More

8 Aug 2017 | SA
$450,000 funding for Adelaide Crows Growing with Gratitude program News Image

The SA Government will provide $450,000 over three years to the Adelaide Crows to expand the Growing with Gratitude health and wellbeing program for school children, with a particular focus on regional areas. Read More

5 Aug 2017 | VIC
New Bendigo Tech Director announced News Image

Graeme Wiggins will be the new Bendigo Tech School Director starting on September 4, coming straight from Canberra Grammar School, where he is currently Head of Art, Design and Technology. Read More

5 Aug 2017 | Australia
Primary school children should play in mixed sport teams News Image

New research from the Faculty of Health Sciences finds that girls in primary school are just as physically capable as their male classmates, suggesting mixed sporting teams would be better in primary school. Read More

4 Aug 2017 | Australia
For better NAPLAN results... eat all of your veggies News Image

A recent study has found that students who eat more vegetables with dinner were more likely to get higher NAPLAN test scores in the domains of spelling and writing. Read More

4 Aug 2017 | Australia
Nine tips to keep students and staff safe on school trips News Image

Educational institutions have a duty of care for staff and students and and need to be aware of the importance of knowing everyone's whereabouts while on a school trip.Read More

4 Aug 2017 | Australia
Tri-Nations Maths Challenge launched News Image

Registrations are now open for Mathletics’ first Tri-Nations Challenge. The free to enter Mathletics competition between schools from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa will take place online from 14-20 August. Read More

3 Aug 2017 | Australia
National Science Week 12-20 August News Image

This year marks National Science Week’s 20th birthday. Running from 12-20 August, the theme is Future Earth. Future Earth launched in 2015 and is a major 10-year international initiative to advance global sustainability science. Read More

3 Aug 2017 | Australia
World record breaking coding event News Image

Students across Australia can participate in Moonhack by taking part in computer coding exercises on the night of August 15. This year, Moonhack will be part of the 20th anniversary of National Science Week. Read More