Education News

Undiagnosed
Undiagnosed
Little-known disorder affects one in 20 children A common developmental disorder is being missed as it often coexists with other neurodevelopmental disorders like ADHD or autism.
Fellowship
Fellowship
$15K for Copyright Agency 2020 Reading Australia Fellowship winner Karen Yager, a teacher with more than 25 years’ experience, has been awarded the 2020 Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy.
Greening
Greening
2020 VIC Premier's Sustainability Awards With just under two weeks to go until entries close, there’s still time to enter the Premier’s Sustainability Awards.
Gateway
Gateway
Low SES students’ pathway to UNSW Low socioeconomic status background students who attend targeted Gateway schools in NSW will have a new path open to them for entry into the UNSW
Awards
Awards
NGS Super 2020 Scholarship Awards reimagined Members can apply for the chance to win one of six $5,000 awards.
NESA accredited
NESA accredited
Instructure Canvas has NESA accredited PD program Instructure, the company behind the Canvas LMS has become a New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA) accredited professional development provider. 
Virtual Wakakirri
Virtual Wakakirri
Wakakirri able to offer limited live events in Term 4 and Wakakirri online Schools in States and Territories around Australia other than Victoria will be able to participate in Wakakirri Online.
Adam Loxley, Festival Director
Increased scoial awarness
Increased scoial awarness
Children tell stories of social awareness Use of 'We' in compositions skyrockets and words that have appeared in submissions for the first time reveal a vocabulary driven by current affairs.
System improvement
System improvement
Hooker headed to Harvard Scholarship winner to study in Massachusetts.
Kyosei
Kyosei
2020 Canon Oceania Grants Program open Each Grant winner will receive a total of $5,000 in cash and Canon products.
Tutor blitz
Tutor blitz
$1b tutoring blitz needed to help students catch up Children will have fallen behind in their work during lock down and a catch up needs to be effected by a battalion of 100,000 tutors.
No ATAR
No ATAR
Swinburne ATAR-less entry program Swinburne’s early entry program is offering an ATAR free entry process to help the 2020 virus affected Year 12 cohort.
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