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Holocaust education to address racism and prejudice

From 2020, all Year 9 and 10 students in Victorian government schools will learn about the Holocaust in a bid to tackle rising anti-Semitism, racism and prejudice in schools and the wider community.

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2019 NAPLAN National Report released

The 2019 NAPLAN National Report, released 25 February 2020, shows a variety of gains at the primary level, though there is still room for improvement in the secondary years.

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How positive maths teachers benefit students

A recent Monash University study has found that positive and confident primary maths teachers embrace student struggle in the classroom, prioritising inquiry-based and student-centred teaching approaches, which ultimately benefits students.

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State Library Victoria supports primary schools in need

The State Library Victoria is providing primary schools in need with free transport and access to its dedicated, tailor-made schools’ program, aiming to address Australia’s falling literacy rates by fostering a love of reading from a young age.

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