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World Teachers’ Day: Teaching a Bright Future

World Teachers’ Day celebrates the contribution that more than 328,000 teachers make to the development of young minds in classrooms across Australia, and to mark the occasion AITSL is launching its #brightfuture campaign and a refreshed teacher induction app.

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New package for high ability students in Victoria

New program for high ability students

The Victorian Government has announced a $60.2 million investment in extension programs for high ability students at all primary and secondary schools across the state.

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New classroom mental wellbeing toolkit

Developed for schools and early learning centres, a new mental wellbeing toolkit aims to maximise the mental wellbeing of students and prevent the development of mental health conditions.

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University debts waived for remote school teachers

The Australian Government has introduced new legislation that will see up to five years worth of HELP debts waived for eligible teachers who spend at least four years working in very remote schools.

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Gonski survey: ATAR is unfair and creates too much stress

UNSW Sydney’s Gonski Institute for Education has released its findings from a national survey about the ATAR, with 80 per cent of participants saying university requirements should also consider student ability and talents outside of end-of-school exam results.

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