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Fast masters
Fast masters
ACER and CSU new post grad teaching partnership Charles Sturt and the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) have joined forces to offer ACER graduates fast-tracked entry into two of the University’s master’s degrees.
Review
Review
The Australian Mathematics Curriculum: Where did we go wrong? Where can we go right? Australia's current mathematics standards fall short in comparison to other countries such as Singapore.
James Burnett
Three
Three
The Power of Three: Effective partnerships between parents, teachers & students Biomimetics, is defined as the copy-catting of ingenious ideas in the natural world. One borrowable concept is the power of three, exemplified in geometry’s shape, the triangle: “… fundamental to … our environments, both physical and virtual … they are exceptionally strong.” (University of Cambridge 2016, p.1) At quantum level, the Rule of Threes is an: “effect that requires three components … to ‘act like’ Borromean rings, an ancient symbol of three interconnected circles … if any one of the rings is removed … the structure falls apart.
Evelyn Kiddie, English teacher Clarkson Community High School
Very common
Very common
High school sexual harassment common for both sexes Male students are more likely to experience six out of nine forms of sexual harassment than female students.
Maintain
Maintain
The Second Janus Moment: Maintaining the collaborative breakthrough Janus is considered the god of doorways, transitions, time, beginnings, and endings. He is represented, quite fittingly, as a man with two faces directed away from each other.
Adam Inder, Deputy Principal, Clarkson Community High
Pipeline
Pipeline
Ribit matches students and businesses Ribit connects STEM and digital students with Australian businesses to build the talent pipeline for Australian SMEs and start-ups. 
Fraser
Fraser
Parents give schools an A+ during covid-19 lockdown The virus has done one thing, parents now hold teachers and the work they do in higher regard since the lockdown and remote schooling.
Declutter and upskill
Declutter and upskill
‘Cluttered Curriculum’ not the crux of our education problem Curriculum Expert shares five layers of an exemplary curriculum
Karen Green, education and curriculum specialist and co-founder of MAPPEN
Rates too high
Rates too high
1 in 6 young people in Australia have been homeless There are persistent high rates of youth homelessness and the problem is made worse as homeless youth are more likely to be bullied and experience mental health problems.

Articles

How now
How now
The School of Now gets a head start on remote Remote delivery of subjects to students in Western Sydney through the School of Now has proven timely, giving students advance exposure to learning leveraged with Zoom and the Canvas LMS.
Urban School
Urban School
RMIT Urban School emphasises diverse pathways Reducing the focus on ATAR scores and establishing a learner profile which is a broader measure of a student’s strengths and abilities will open pathways to higher education and work.
Potential
Potential
How teachers' self-fulfilling prophecies, known as The Pygmalion Effect, influence students' success Teachers’ beliefs in the form of self-fulfilling prophecies, which have been labelled The Pygmalion Effect, can also be a game changer in selected students’ educational options.
Ray Boyd, Dr Neil MacNeill
Get involved with NiDA
Get involved with NiDA
Audience invited to take part in NIDA Ghost Lights Audiences worldwide are invited to perform, record, and upload a monologue to social media and the best monologues will be showcased every week.
ID
ID
Identity management sorted in SA Micro Focus’ identity management solution has been selected by Insync Solutions as part of the South Australian Department for Education’s EdPass project. 
Online community
Online community
Wodonga school went remote using its LMS Wodonga Middle Years College (WMYC), on the Vic/NSW border transitioned its entire student body to remote learning in response to COVID-19 restrictions by leveraging the full capabilities of its learning management system.
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