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AEU in Canberra on Public Education Day A group of school principals, teachers and education stakeholders were in Canberra on Public Education Day seeking support for the current Gonski needs-based funding agreements.
More dollars promised for Indigenous education in referendum package In his address to Parliament on constitutional recognition for Aboriginal people, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced that there will be an investment of $138 million for the education of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
Steer Challenge puts high school students to the test The annual UniSchools Steer Challenge aims to equip high school students with the skills and knowledge needed to raise a steer, including correct animal care and nutrition procedures.
Cereal colour more important than health rating A study by researchers at the University of Technology Sydney has found that parents are interested in star ratings indicating nutritional value but it’s the colour of the cereal that influenced most.
ISCA appoint Bowers as new Chair Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) welcome new Board Chair, Steven Bowers. He takes on the role following five years of service as an ISCA Board Member.
PISA report: Aussie kids average in financial literacy According to a report released by ACER, Australian students achieved an average score of 504 points, significantly above the OECD average of 489 points but lower than the average score of 526 points that Australian students achieved in 2012.
Gonski 2.0 - no agreement in sight School funding wars continue with Catholic schools and opposition Labor party strongly opposing the new plan. Last week's Education Council Meeting ended with all Labor state governments and NSW also still opposing the new plan.
Teen reading in the digital age The Deakin University led project, Teen Reading in the Digital Era, snapshot report from March this year looked at a study on Australian students aged between 11 and 16 years from secondary schools.
IM2C jet lag reduction challenge IM2C is a mathematical modelling competition that invites teams of up to four students from secondary schools to visualise, understand and apply mathematics to develop an original mathematical model that solves a common problem.
Adults don't know how to treat an allergic reaction New research reveals four out of five Australian adults wouldn't be able to recognise if someone was having a potentially fatal allergic reaction and the majority wouldn't know how to help.
Chinese language experience for third year SA trainees Sixteen UniSA third year Bachelor of Education students undertake international pre-service teaching placements in China to further develop their teaching skills and cultural understanding.
Long term need for demountables in growing NSW state schools Documents released under FOI have revealed that one in 10 classrooms in NSW schools are demountable and more than a third have been in place for over a decade.