Education News

Fighting to keep girls in school
Fighting to keep girls in school
Meet the Maasai woman fighting to keep girls in school Humanitarian and social activist Dr  Kakenya Ntaiya tours Australia, celebrating International Women’s Day, March 2-9
Malware targets education
Malware targets education
Education top target for malware You’ve heard of software as a service but guess what? There’s also malware as a service, bad actors can hire malicious bits of code and they’re on their way to a nasty spamming or Trojan campaign, great.
Vouchers for bushfire kids
Vouchers for bushfire kids
Bushfire affected students to receive $2M in support Victorian and Commonwealth Government jointly fund a ‘Getting Kids Back to School’ initiative to provide immediate relief to bushfire victims.
Photo WikiPop Media
Photo WikiPop Media
Wakakirri Story Dance on track for a spectacular 2020 Wakakirri is 28 years young and still growing strongly. Australia’s largest performing arts event for schools welcomed 38,000 students from almost 300 schools performing in 52 shows at 14 venues nationally in 2019.
New TFA cohort sought
New TFA cohort sought
Teach For Australia looking for Associates Applications are now open to join Teach For Australia’s newest cohort of Associates (teachers) through its Leadership Development Program.
Play is valuable
Play is valuable
Prof Pasi Sahlberg to debate the power of play in nature Finnish educator Professor Pasi Sahlberg will be keynote speaker at a free public forum on the Power of Play in Nature at The Concourse, Chatswood on Thursday 5 March.
Generous scholarship available
Generous scholarship available
New Victorian Mid-Career Teachers Scholarship Public school teachers in Victoria who have been teaching for between five and 15 years can now apply for a new $10,000 scholarship.
Abseiling for foster kids
Abseiling for foster kids
Abseiling a CBD high-rise for foster kids Fostering is a safety net for kids in need and in recognition of that essential work Victorian high school students and teachers will abseil 27 floors down an iconic Melbourne CBD building in support of foster children.
Money for devices
Money for devices
UNICEF donates $100,000 to Victorian students affected by the bushfires Funds to purchase learning devices for children who have lost their homes through partnership with State Schools’ Relief.
Rockin all over the country
Rockin all over the country
RockFest a leg up for young musos It’s a long way to the top if you want to rock and roll but here’s a big first step, RockFest looks to uncover budding rock musicians offering exposure, prizes and a memorable experience to participants.