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Data shows youth anxiety spike in COVID crisis

University of Southern Queensland researchers have seen a sharp increase in the number of young people seeking help for anxiety …
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Improving pathways for senior students

A new report sets out recommendations to improve how senior students learn about their opportunities to pursue work or further …
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CESE compiles learning from home snapshots

The Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation (CESE) has compiled a series of Learning from home snapshots with examples of …
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Work commences on developing Mathematics online teaching and learning resources

Minister for Education, Dan Tehan has announced Education Services Australia (ESA) as the successful tenderer to deliver the Mathematics Massive …
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Updates to COVID-19 restrictions affecting NSW schools

The New South Wales Government has increased restrictions along the NSW-Victoria border and in boarding schools to reduce the spread …

CASPA: Relationships are central to what we do

Let’s set the record straight. Despite what ill-informed parts of the media portrayed as ‘home learning’ being the norm at …

Whatever it takes: striving for a culture of student engagement

Margaret Gurney, Assistant Director-General, State Schools Operations at Queensland’s Department of Education, shares insights from her role leading the #whateverittakes …
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eSafety sets a framework for A+ online safety education

By Julie Inman Grant, eSafety Commissioner As we celebrate the Daniel Morcombe Foundation’s Biggest Online Safety Lesson today, it is …

ASPA: School leader wellbeing – it’s time to act

Andrew Pierpoint, President of the Australian Secondary Principals’ Association (ASPA), speaks about the important of addressing and improving the wellbeing …
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