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Ready or not report exam stress wellbeing

Are students ‘Ready or Not’ for life beyond school?

The changing nature of work is impacting the mental health and wellbeing of young people, and causing high levels of exam stress among students, according to the newly released ‘Ready or Not’ report by ReachOut and EY. Read more

River Nile School wins Sustainability Award

River Nile School wins Sustainability Award

The River Nile School in North Melbourne has won the Education category in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards for its Sustainability Across VCAL Curriculum program.

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Crowdfunding campaign for students living in poverty

Aiming to raise $100,000 for students living in poverty, State Schools’ Relief has launched its Every Student crowdfunding initiative that will match funds raised by Victorian government schools dollar for dollar.

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ATAR Learner Profile

Should a ‘Learner Profile’ replace the ATAR?

Extra-curricular activities and other skills should be listed alongside a student’s academic achievements, according to a newly released paper that suggests a drastic overhaul of Australia’s education system – calling for the ATAR to be replaced with a Learner Profile.

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