Education News

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.
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.
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.
A few problems
A few problems
Shergold and Gonski’s problems with education David Gonski and Peter Shergold see a few things that subtract from the quality of education in the country.
Off to Harvard
Off to Harvard
Principals Scholarship winners off to Harvard The three winners of the 2020 Principals Scholarships will travel to the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Koala hospital tour
Koala hospital tour
Port Macquarie Koala Hospital launches virtual excursion Koala Help’, a virtual interactive excursion will include a behind the scenes tour and interviews with volunteers
Refugee inclusion
Refugee inclusion
Volunteer English teachers are helping refugees overcome social isolation English skills are helping refugees to succeed.
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