In its recent review of early intervention resources for children from birth to 12 years, Australia’s National Mental Health Commission found that 83 per cent of experts agreed that ‘increasing resilience among children aged 0–12 could potentially prevent mental health issues during childhood and/or later in life’.
Applications for the Governor’s School STEM awards in Western Australia, which aim to recognise outstanding whole-of-school STEM education, are now open to primary and secondary schools across the state.
A team from Monash Education has been working with teachers to test the effectiveness of a series of mathematics lessons using challenging tasks for early primary classes.
The Australian Made Campaign has launched a new collection of Australian Made educational resources that aim to inform students about our local manufacturing history, Australian inventions and the social and economic benefits of buying Australian Made and Australian Grown products. Read more
The Bostik Smart Schools program is offering primary students across Australia the chance to win a share in $21,000 worth of grants and prizes for their school, by entering a unique craft project inspired by this year’s theme of environment and sustainability.
Trudy Moala, Principal at Grace Lutheran Primary School in the Moreton Bay region of Queensland, speaks to Education Matters about the importance of empowering staff and students. Read more