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Celebrating Australia’s top student inventors

Some of Australia’s top student inventors have been revealed following the national final of the Young ICT Explorers competition, where inventions aimed at changing the world took centre stage.

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VCE results are in for class of 2019

The anxious wait is over for almost 50,000 Victorian students who have today received their 2019 Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) results.

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3D lesson plans bring STEAM to life

A secondary school in Sydney’s Upper North Shore has begun incorporating 3D lesson plans into its STEAM curriculum to introduce students to 3D printing, encouraging interaction and problem solving.

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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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Photo competition celebrates girls in STEM

A school photo competition that aims to encourage girls to develop an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM) careers has announced its latest winners, awarding a record of 14 prizes to girls and their schools.

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