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Building resilient kids one classroom at a time

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’.

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School STEM awards

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.

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Maths tasks that challenge the whole class

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.

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Australian Made launches new educational kits

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

Creative competition highlights sustainability

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.

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