Education News

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.
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.
Hard for young disabled
Hard for young disabled
Young disabled face more mental health concerns and are often bullied Young disabled are more likely to report mental health concerns and are twice as likely to have experienced bullying.
Home advantage
Home advantage
Covid-19 and home learning: Metro students more likely to get live teaching The educational divide has been starkly obvious during Covid-19 and home learning.
Selina Samuels Chief Learning Officer, Cluey Learning
Bit of Macbeth?
Bit of Macbeth?
Bell Shakespeare archive open to schools National theatre company Bell Shakespeare will open its archives for a special limited release of production recordings from its recent history, exclusively for schools. 
Music teaching stars
Music teaching stars
Music teacher to get the spotlight Entries for the fourth Telstra ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award are now open.
The show goes on
The show goes on
The show goes on for one Sydney school despite COVID-19 When stage one restrictions were announced for Covid-19, Primary School teacher Jyoti Kendrigan’s heart sank.
Write a book for cancer
Write a book for cancer
Book in your fight for cancer kids The annual Write a Book in a Day competition run by independent national charity, The Kids’ Cancer Project, is underway and there’s only a couple of weeks left to enter.
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