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Proposed changes to home schooling regulations in Victoria The Victorian state government has released proposed changes to home schooling regulations in Victoria. Families seeking to become registered for home schooling will now need to provide the VRQA with a learning plan.
THRASS Conference will feature leading local educators The THRASS Institute has announced its first National Conference to be held in Melbourne on 25–26 August. Plenary speakers include Prof Chris Sarra, David Hornsby, Jeff Symms and Denyse Ritchie co-author and developer of THRASS.
ResourceSmart Schools Awards Entries are now open for the ResourceSmart Schools Awards until Monday 31 July 2017. Managed by Sustainability Victoria, the awards are Victoria’s largest sustainability awards program for schools.
Help for parents of teens An Australian service that provides busy parents of teenagers with free, confidential one-on-one parenting help will be launched today by digital mental health service ReachOut Australia.
ARIA Music Teacher of The Year Award ARIA and The Song Room, a national music and arts education organisation have partnered to present the first-ever ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award at the 2017 ARIA Awards in November.
Best keep the TV out of the bedroom A study in the UK has revealed that 11-year-olds who had TVs in their bedroom at age 7, were more likely to be overweight compared to children who did not have a bedroom TV.
Non-typically developing children benefit from video games New research shows interactive video games like the Nintendo Wii can help non-typically developing children improve critical motor skills, encouraging more of these children to participate in sport.
Anything is Possible at the Victorian State Schools Spectacular Three thousand young performers from more than 200 schools will showcase how Anything is Possible at the Victorian State Schools Spectacular on Saturday 16 September.
Mac.Rob and Stile delivering Gifted Outreach Program In response to the Department of Education discontinuing the Academic Select Entry Network Gifted and Talented Outreach Program, Mac.Rob and Stile have joined forces to reinvent the initiative’s Gifted Outreach Program.
NSW HSC new options in science NSW will offer Year 12 high school students a high level science course that allows them to carry out a scientific research project and study with research institutes and universities.
Principals lead in raising literacy levels The Principals as Literacy Leaders program, originally developed and presented by Griffith University, ECU and the ACU in 2009, aimed to improve students’ literacy outcomes by empowering principals to become literacy leaders. 
ACT Auditor-General releases disappointing school report ACT Auditor-General has released a report into the ACT's public education system revealing that the territory's schools perform worse than similar schools in other states despite expenditure per student being one of the highest in the country.