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Choose Maths championing girls in STEM

Choose Maths championing girls in STEM

Choose Maths was created with the aim of increasing participation of girls in mathematics, however the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) reveals sustained funding is critical for the project to achieve long-term impact.

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra schools program Ignite

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra launches 2020 Schools’ Season

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra has launched its Schools’ Season 2020, which will include a new program open to schools and students experiencing the greatest barriers to accessing the arts, aiming to engage these students and support classroom learning.

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Free pads and tampons for Victorian schools girls

Free pads and tampons in Victorian schools

The Victorian Government will offer free pads and tampons to girls in all state primary, secondary and specialist schools as part of a new $20.7 million investment that aims to reduce the stigma and embarrassment that can be associated with periods.

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Victorian Sustainability Awards finalists revealed

Sustainability Victoria has selected 33 finalists across 11 categories for their innovative work in promoting greener practices and achieving more sustainable outcomes within their schools and communities, as part of this year’s Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards.

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Student exam stress

Student exam stress at worrying levels

Student exam stress is a concern according to new data by youth mental health service ReachOut, with almost two thirds of young people experiencing worrying levels of exam stress, and one in 10 suffering extreme exam stress.

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