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Australia drops in PISA rankings: Should we be worried?

The newly released Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) report has raised concerns across the nation, with students in Australia …
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Photo competition celebrates girls in STEM

A school photo competition that aims to encourage girls to develop an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM) …
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Mental health pilot program for primary school students

The Victorian Government has partnered with the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and The Ian Potter Foundation to trial an …
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New resources to teach Indigenous contexts in Science

A new suite of resources from Foundation to Year 10 has been launched to support Science teachers in integrating Aboriginal …
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Rio Tinto launches national STEM skills education program

Rio Tinto will invest $10 million in a four-year national program, targeted at school students, that aims to fast-track the …
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ASPA: Future schools, future leadership

Andrew Pierpoint, President of the Australian Secondary Principals’ Association (ASPA), speaks about the important role leadership plays in the nation’s …
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Problematic sexual behaviours in young children

Associate Professor Elspeth McInnes and Dr Lesley-anne Ey of the University of South Australia discuss the findings of a national …
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Teen mental health program for suicide prevention

A novel mental health program improves teenagers’ ability to recognise and support friends who might be at risk of suicide, …
OzHarvest FEAST education program rolls out nationally

OzHarvest brings a FEAST to Australian primary schools

FEAST, a new curriculum aligned education program from OzHarvest that inspires kids to eat healthy food, waste less and become …
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