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Words matter
Words matter
Tiny acts of stunning grace It’s amazing that I, of all people, ended up teaching about happiness, positive workplace culture, and how to have great relationships with everyone you know. Amazing indeed, when you discover just how bad I used to be at all of those things. I was a reluctant bride, so reluctant that when my husband Phil first proposed my instant answer was: ‘Oh f**k off! Don’t be ridiculous.’ Yes, I know. Not overly caring was I? In my defence, I wasn’t the only one who thought it was ridiculous. When we did marry, just six weeks after my dramatic refusal, it was amid cries of dismay from almost everyone who knew us. His parents didn’t want the likes of me in their house and even my parents though Phil was too good for me.
Toni Powell
Worth it
Worth it
Show country kids the why and how of uni It’s a commitment for country kids to attend university and to get them over the line the perception that it is worthwhile, life changing choice needs reinforcing.
Thriving in STEM
Thriving in STEM
Syrian students thrive in STEM with a little help Siblings escaped a Syria that’s been all but destroyed by civil war and are now on their way to fulfilling careers in STEM fields
New way in
New way in
ANU rethinks admissions process Students' applications are not only assessed on their academic results, but also their extra-curricular achievements and personal circumstances.
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.
Evelyn Kiddie, English teacher Clarkson Community High School
Speak up
Speak up
Mission Australia urges young people to speak up in Youth Survey 2020 Mission Australia is urging young people aged 15-19 across Australia to participate in the Youth Survey 2020 before Friday 14 August close.  
AI informed teaching
AI informed teaching
AI improves classrooms An AI system tells teachers where to place themselves and organise classroom layout for optimum engagement.
Science week
Science week
Free virtual mission to everywhere for Science Week You would be hard pressed to complete the Sydney Science Trail in person as it takes the visitor through a massive science journey.
PEACE in Italy
PEACE in Italy
Flinders anti-bullying program's success in Italy Italian high schools have had success with a South Australian program to help victims of bullying and aggression.
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
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.
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.
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