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Students’ positive outlook may be key to coping with pandemic

Australian senior secondary students are likely to have the important qualities they need to help them deal with adversity such as disrupted schooling during the pandemic, according to a new report released today by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). Read more

Conservation in the classroom with Aussie Backyard Bird Count

Teachers and students are being called to join Australia’s largest citizen science event, the Aussie Backyard Bird Count, organised by BirdLife Australia. The count will connect students with their natural environment, build scientific skills, learn about life cycles, habitats and adaptations of birds in their area. Read more