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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

 

26 Sep 2018 | National
Girls’ and boys’ STEM ability similar study reveals News Image

Girls and boys perform very similarly in STEM – including those at the top of the class says a new study led by UNSW Sydney PhD student Rose O’Dea, exploring patterns in academic grades of 1.6 million students. Read More

26 Sep 2018 | Canberra
High-tech jobs pathway for girls News Image

The Girls in STEM Toolkit will encourage Australian girls to study and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) by introducing them to the range of professions within the area. Read More

25 Sep 2018
New education resources for Go Back To Where You Came From News Image

Go Back To Where You Came From Live is required viewing and SBS is making teaching resources linked to the program available.
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25 Sep 2018 | National
New FOI data reveals 10k deficit for poor students News Image

Australia’s most disadvantaged government schools receive at least $10,000 less per student in government funding than equivalent Catholic schools.
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25 Sep 2018 | South Australia
Civica Education Suite in 900 South Australia schools News Image

The SA Department of Education will implement the Civica Education Suite (CES) – critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services – across its jurisdiction of 185,000 students and 30,000 teachers and administrators. Read More

24 Sep 2018
Voting now open for Wakakirri’s 2018 People’s Choice Awards News Image

Wakakirri’s 2018 Primary and Secondary Challenges People’s Choice awards are now open for voting, giving the public the opportunity to support their school and share their favourite performances. Read More

23 Sep 2018 | National
Dymocks education play Potentia News Image

Our book retailers have been through a torrid time, we won’t mention the A word, and they have been forced to adapt and innovate which Dymocks is in the midst of doing. Read More

20 Sep 2018
Recommendations to streamline teaching careers launched News Image

Recommendations provide clear steps to maintain or improve the high standards of the teaching profession, strengthen child safety, and streamline teacher registration across Australia. Read More

20 Sep 2018 | National
Who wins in new funding model? News Image

It’s now settled, parents’ incomes will be the basis of funding provided to schools, the approach is fairer but some sectors will be better off than others.
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20 Sep 2018 | National
Funding changes postponed News Image

Minister Dan Tehan’s extension of 2018 funding arrangements to 2019 provides immediate certainty for schools planning for the new year, while allowing time for further work to be undertaken on the issue. Read More

19 Sep 2018 | National
Uni courses for the most profitable career News Image

The more things change the more they don’t, especially when it comes to graduate earning potential says the Grattan Institute’s Mapping Australian Higher Education report. Read More

19 Sep 2018 | National
Mentoring helps low SES students win at life News Image

The ABCN Foundation has been working with students from low-SES schools since 2005 and is the only organisation of its kind to offer the combination of mentoring and financial support. Read More