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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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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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