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Victorian Government announces VCAL Review

The Victorian Government will undertake a major review of the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) and Vocational Education and …
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The shortage of male teachers in primary schools

There are some common misconceptions about why we should be concerned about the shortage of male teachers in Australian primary …
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World’s Greatest Shave 2020 School Challenge

The Leukaemia Foundation is calling on schools across the nation to register for its World’s Greatest Shave 2020 School Challenge, …
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Remote schools benefit from Earn & Learn initiative

Over 150 remote schools across Australia will benefit from Woolworths’ Remote Schools Program, launched this year as part of the …
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Backflips Against Bullying set for national expansion

A unique program that seeks to teach students anti bullying tactics through the use of acrobatics and parkour has made …
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Future-proofed sustainability strategies for schools

According to Senior Business Development Manager at Flow Power, Tricia Lorenzo, it’s crucial for schools to take a forward-thinking approach …
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APPA: Building global competence in students

Malcolm Elliott, President of the Australian Primary Principals Association (APPA) discusses the importance of building global competence, and how this …
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Minister Tehan: Choice and equity in education

Minister for Education, the Hon. Dan Tehan MP, speaks about the Australian Government’s commitment to choice and equity in education.

Smartphone ban in schools isn’t smart after all

Finnish educator and Gonski Institute Professor, Dr Pasi Sahlberg, sheds light on the smartphone in schools debate and reveals why …
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As education technology continues to evolve, deciding what to implement in the classroom can be a challenge. Professor of Learner …
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‘Bravery’ announced as Children’s Word of the Year

The word ‘Bravery’ has topped the list in the Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand (OUP ANZ) 2019 Children’s …
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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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Victorian Government announces VCAL Review

The Victorian Government will undertake a major review of the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) and Vocational Education and …
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Report calls for greater support for relief teachers

With research suggesting that Australian school students spend up to a year of their total schooling with a Casual or …