More funds for QLD preschools
Sixty early childhood services in Queensland will share in $1.5 million in grants aimed to improve the safety and quality of service delivery, through the government's Small Assistance Grant Program.
Top STEM educators announced in SA science awards
Twenty of South Australia’s best scientists, researchers and educators have been named finalists in this year’s South Australian Science Excellence Awards. Three school teacher were among the winners.
New book discusses bilingual education in NT
The first detailed history of the innovative Northern Territory Bilingual Education Program, which began in remote schools more than 40 years ago, was launched at Charles Darwin University as part of NAIDOC Week.
Booze from parents leads to teens heavy drinking
Parents supplying their teens with alcohol are fuelling underage drinking and increasing the risk that their children and their children’s friends will drink heavily. Parents need to be educated about these harmful consequences.
Providing support key to classroom outcomes
The Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism said with about 73 per cent of students on the autism spectrum enrolled in mainstream schools, the focus should be on ensuring all teachers and students are supported in an environment.
NAIDOC Week aims to stem loss of Indigenous languages
The importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages will be the focus of NAIDOC Week, 2-9 July 2017. The 2017 theme, Our Languages Matter, aims to celebrate the role that Indigenous languages play in cultural identity.