Buildings and Grounds
TECH in west
$5 million NSW Government grant to build new school technology facility in Western Sydney
A new three-storey technology facility will bring great tech education opportunities to Greater Western Sydney.
Leading international conference on World War II free and virtual
The world’s leading convention of WWII Experts, students and enthusiasts will be online and free to the public for the first time.
How The Ponds High School won Wakakirri’s biggest award in their first year
The Ponds High School (Ponds) came out on top against schools who have performed dozens of times at past Wakakirri Story-Dance Festivals.
Rural and remote
Aussie Helpers connects rural children with tutors
Aussie Helpers Volunteer for Isolated Students Education (AHVISE) program is seeking volunteer tutors to provide one-on-one learning to distance education student.
Education’s structural failure due to ‘unambitious tinkering’
Responses to evidence around increasing educational inequity continue to be limited to piecemeal fiddling at policy edges.
37 creative workers get busy in 32 Vic government schools
37 creative workers have begun their placement in 32 government schools across Victoria from this week as part of the Creative Workers in Schools program.
Education isn't cheap
The country is not always cheaper for an education
A tree change isn’t always going to mean a cheaper education for the kids, especially if you're in rural Queensland or Victoria.
Clean up Oz
Aussie schools needed to clean up
Young Australians and school communities accounted for more than 1 in 3 (38.8 per cent) of all Clean Up Australia Day volunteers in 2020.
Tutor help and resources
Teach For Australia launches The Tutor Network
Teach For Australia (TFA) has launched The Tutor Network, to provide free resources, training and support for tutors and schools.
Emma says Wakakirri is back in 2021, safe and spectacular
Wakakirri continues to attract the support of Australia’s professional performing arts community and they invite schools to participate in new year of story dance.
Southern Cross scholarships up for grabs
There's almost 400 scholarships now on offer at Southern Cross University for students commencing uni in 2021.
Hunt for Australia’s most inventive students
Students from primary, lower secondary, senior secondary, TAFE and university are invited to put their thinking caps on for the inaugural Aussie Student Inventions competition.
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