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AITSL case studies, self assessment and feedback resources now online AITSL has developed a body of evidence-based products, including video case studies, self-assessment tools and feedback resources, that teachers and school leaders can access through the new AITSL website and apps.
ScopeIT Education offers free primary Science Week lesson plan To mark Science Week 12-20 August, ScopeIT has created  a lesson plan focused around Science week and offers an introductory coding lesson that can be delivered by classroom teachers 
Selective school entry policy change to reduce tutoring advantage Mark Scott, Secretary, NSW Department of Education, announced a review of the NSW gifted and talented education policy at the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children Biennial Conference.
Questions to ask parents when deciding to delay school Parents of pre-school children are now more likely to consider holding their children back from starting school. QUT education academics have found that it is causing parents stress as they navigate through the decision.
2018 ANU Tuckwell Scholarship recipients announced The Australian National University announced the recipients of the 2018 round of the Tuckwell Scholarship, who will receive over $21,000 per year towards their studies for up to five years.
Reading words out loud helps kids spelling By reading to kids out loud you are actually helping them to learn about the spelling of words. The findings of a new study link oral vocabulary in children to their ability to learn to read new words.
State Brain Bee finals in WA More than 90 Year 10 students from 18 schools around WA will compete in the Australian Brain Bee National Challenge. The competition includes a brain-teasing team challenge and neuroscience quiz to test their knowledge of the brain and how it works.
SA Research Project student expo SACE Research Project Student Expo is designed to inform students about to commence their Research Project. Past students will be exhibiting and discussing their projects, including Young Australian of the Year, Paul Vasileff.
National Education Summit – Autism in every classroom The National Education Summit includes the Autism in Every Classroom conference on Friday 1 September, encouraging discussion educators with the common goal of facilitating appropriate classroom strategies for teachers and students. 
Fund a NAO robot for your school with a Digital Literacy Schools Grant The Brainary, distributors of NAO robots, is offering to help schools to apply for a Digital Literacy Schools Grant. NAO is an ideal platform for engaging students in STEM concepts and the Arts and social sciences in differentiated lessons.
Nude Food grants available Nude Food Movers are inviting submissions from education providers, classes and students in Australia to apply for a Nude Food Grant. Submissions must fit within the themes of nutrition, environmental sustainability and/or Nude Food. 
How to recruit more teachers for the student boom The Why Choose Teaching? report, just released by the LSIA at ACU, presents the results of a large scale teacher survey, aiming to discover the motivations and influences that have attracted practicing teachers to enter the profession.