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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 recording their lowest results since this form of international testing began.

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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 early intervention and prevention pilot program for primary school students facing mental health challenges.

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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 development of STEM skills needed for the digital future including critical thinking, problem-solving, automation, systems design and data analytics.

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A fresh approach for students struggling with literacy

With nearly one in five Australian adolescents performing poorly in literacy, and numbers rising steadily, literacy expert Dr Margaret Merga has called for a rethink in the way Australian schools support students struggling with literacy.

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