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Students learn to be Road Smart

Provided free of charge, Road Smart is a road safety education and training program delivered to Year 10 students (or equivalent) by trained facilitators, right across Victoria.

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Intervention demonstrates dramatic PAT Maths growth

Startling new peer-reviewed research published by the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia shows student gains of 27-29 months beyond the 24-month department expectations as measured by performance on PAT Maths for the lowest 20 per cent of students across six primary schools in South Australia.

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More than just grammar

The lifelong work of a teacher fascinated by language, learning, linguistics, neuroscience and assessment, Gramatica aims to reverse the age-old dislike of grammar and instead re-makes it into something altogether innovative, simple, relevant and fun.

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Confidence is key in STEAM learning

Lifelong learning starts with confidence and hands-on lessons support student success, according to the results of a recent global survey commissioned by LEGO Education which aims to provide insight on how children are learning in the 21st century.

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Inspiring creativity with Picasso Cows

Dairy Australia is calling on primary schools to register for the Term 3 intake of curriculum-based learning program, Picasso Cows, giving students the opportunity to unleash their inner artist.

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Civics and citizenship education brought to life

With the Victorian Curriculum now effective in primary and secondary schools across Australia, Civics and Citizenship Education is mandated for delivery in all government schools throughout Victoria. The Victorian Electoral Commission explains how its tailored, free and flexible resources are helping teachers promote students’ participation in Australia’s democracy.

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