Respected child psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg speaks with Sky News Australia about the announcement of Victoria’s mobile phone ban in all public schools, which begins in 2020.
Following a meeting of Australia’s education ministers, the national online rollout of NAPLAN has been postponed until 2021, after connectivity issues and computer glitches impacted numerous students who took the test online earlier this year.
Mobile phones will be banned in all Victorian state primary and secondary schools from 2020, in a bid to tackle cyberbullying and reduce distraction in the classroom.
In a bid to address challenges facing students in regional Victoria, the Victorian Government has announced new plans that aim to bridge the divide between regional and metropolitan schools.
A number of Victorian schools have been recognised for their efforts in boosting sustainability and adopting greener practices at the 2019 ResourceSmart Schools Awards.
An independent report has found Victoria’s Principal Health and Wellbeing Strategy is delivering positive results. Over four years, $51 million has been invested to extend and expand initiatives into ongoing services for principals.