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Education Today
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Mutism
Mutism
Finding Emma’s Voice – Teaching a child with selective mutism This is a story about a young student who demonstrated resilience and courage while dealing with anxiety.
Monica Lindau, Curriculum Content Writer - MAPPEN
WW2
WW2
Leading international conference on World War II free and virtual The world’s leading convention of WWII Experts, students and enthusiasts will be online and free to the public for the first time.
Critical thinking
Critical thinking
The argument for an educational shift The University of Queensland’s Critical Thinking Program is giving students the ability to do more with information. In every setting where the program has been tested it has made for better learners and better results. High performing school systems like Singapore’s and China’s have started to take notice, the program's ideas have been delivered in India and it is starting to be implemented in schools nationally. Critical Thinking professional development workshops have been held for teachers in South Africa, Belgium, New Zealand and Canada who are interested in incorporating it into their practice.
TECH in west
TECH in west
$5 million NSW Government grant to build new school technology facility in Western Sydney A new three-storey technology facility will bring great tech education opportunities to Greater Western Sydney.
Literacy
Literacy
Literacy the real barrier to STEM uptake It’s almost futile to attempt to increase STEM participation without addressing a key foundational barrier to literacy comprehension. 
Greg O’Connor, Education and Technology Lead, Texthelp Asia-Pacific
Teach safe
Teach safe
TeachSafe offers OHS administration service for schools More than 1200 primary school students are being treated at hospitals each year, Teachsafe helps with OHS compliance.
Literacy
Literacy
Experts partner to unlock the power of language for learning Oxford University Press’ Oxford Children’s Language Australia (OCLA) partners with leading Australian literacy and language research experts to unlock the power of language for learning.
Lights on
Lights on
STEM not just for boffins says electrical engineer From blinking lights to state-powering hydro stations: electrical engineer and former lousy student demystifies coding for automation and controls.
Climate
Climate
3 Keys to Improving School Climate: How 1 ensures the other 2 succeed To ensure what you are doing is making a difference, it’s helpful to examine our goals, the initiatives we choose and consider how they intersect.
Joan R. Fretz, school climate consultant, co-founder, LI SEL Forum

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Winners
Winners
How The Ponds High School won Wakakirri’s biggest award in their first year The Ponds High School (Ponds) came out on top against schools who have performed dozens of times at past Wakakirri Story-Dance Festivals.
AI challenge
AI challenge
IBM EdTech Youth Challenge now open: more than $15k in prizes IBM EdTech Youth Challenge invites teams of students and teachers to present ideas where AI helps solve problems facing society.
Tax
Tax
Top tips for teachers wanting to get on-top of their taxes in 2021 Taxes might not be riveting but extra money sure is and there are lots of ways teachers can access deductions.
Rural and remote
Rural and remote
Aussie Helpers connects rural children with tutors Aussie Helpers Volunteer for Isolated Students Education (AHVISE) program is seeking volunteer tutors to provide one-on-one learning to distance education student.
Structural issues
Structural issues
Education’s structural failure due to ‘unambitious tinkering’ Responses to evidence around increasing educational inequity continue to be limited to piecemeal fiddling at policy edges.
Edtech
Edtech
AI-enabled ed tech Knowledgehook to boost maths attainment Knowledgehook currently works with teachers in more than 100,000 schools and is launching in Australia.
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