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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


1 Sep 2017 | Canberra
Most disadvantaged schools missing out on Teach for Australia recruits News Image

Public schools pressure group Save our Schools (SOS) has used the findings of the Teach for Australia Evaluation Report released by the Commonwealth Dept of Education and Training to criticise the fast-track teacher training program. Read More

1 Sep 2017 | NSW
Education has 'dropped the ball' in teaching writing skills News Image

Many Australian children are leaving primary school without the handwriting and keyboarding skills to enable them to perform at their best in writing tasks across the curriculum, according to an Australian literacy academic. Read More

1 Sep 2017 | Canberra, ACT
Engineering is Elementary program for schools launched News Image

Questacon, Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre, and Raytheon Australia and have marked 10 years of partnership by announcing the development of a pilot of the Engineering is Elementary program for schools. Read More

1 Sep 2017
$2.7m funds for intensive English tuition for refugee children in NSW schools News Image

Newly arrived refugees attending Catholic and independent schools will benefit from $2.7 million to fund intensive language tuition and other specialist support. Read More

1 Sep 2017
Rissalah College to pay back $4.3 million to NSW government News Image

Rissalah College in Lakemba, Sydney, has agreed to repay $4.3m and will lose all funding if it employs, contracts with or pays long-time former Principal Ali Roude or members of his family at any future time. Read More

24 Aug 2017 | Australia
AITSL adds to school leadership resources collection News Image

AITSL has added to its collection of materials to support the professional growth of current and aspiring school leaders and new principals. There is a three-step guide for principals: watch the video; read the guide; explore the resources. Read More

23 Aug 2017 | Perth
Brain boost? A headset to stimulate the brain is being developed at Uni WA News Image

Student innovators and graduates from The University of Western Australia are developing a headset that can monitor human brain waves and stimulate the brain to improve concentration and boost the brain’s performance. Read More

23 Aug 2017 | ACT
Not-in-School 15YOs distort Australian position on the PISA league table News Image

Analysis by Save Our Schools shows that the PISA international league table rankings are misleading because a large proportion of the 15-year-old population in many countries is not in school. Read More

22 Aug 2017 | NSW
NSW Champion Girl Challenge – 10 schools in 10 weeks News Image

KYUP! is offering 10 fully funded half-day violence education workshops valued at $30,000 to state secondary schools in Term 4. Over 10,000 students and young women have participated since 2013. Read More

22 Aug 2017 | Australia
Pasi Sahlberg workshops – Facts and myths about Finland's schools News Image

Finland’s consistent performance in international student assessments has caused much curiosity in recent years. Educators around the world are exploring what Finland does well and how they remain at the top. Read More

22 Aug 2017 | NSW
2018 Musica Viva In Schools celebrates cultural diversity News Image

The 2018 program spans the globe, harnessing proven educational benefits on its quest to bring live music to schools. From the rice fields of China to the sounds of Da Vinci’s Italy and the childhood games of the Torres Strait Islands. Read More

22 Aug 2017 | Melbourne
New portal to create STEM stars News Image

AMSI has welcomed this week’s launch of STARportal, a new online tool designed to facilitate student engagement with science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Read More