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TAC Road to Zero schools free program

TAC launches Road to Zero schools program

The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has unveiled its new Road to Zero regional schools road safety education program, a free mobile exhibition that will visit Victorian schools unable to attend the Melbourne Museum’s Road to Zero Education Complex due to distance or special needs.

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NAPLAN review details released

NAPLAN review details released

The Victorian, New South Wales and Queensland governments have released the Terms of Reference for their broad scale review of NAPLAN and standardised testing of school students.

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Choose Maths championing girls in STEM

Choose Maths championing girls in STEM

Choose Maths was created with the aim of increasing participation of girls in mathematics, however the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) reveals sustained funding is critical for the project to achieve long-term impact.

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra schools program Ignite

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra launches 2020 Schools’ Season

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra has launched its Schools’ Season 2020, which will include a new program open to schools and students experiencing the greatest barriers to accessing the arts, aiming to engage these students and support classroom learning.

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Free pads and tampons for Victorian schools girls

Free pads and tampons in Victorian schools

The Victorian Government will offer free pads and tampons to girls in all state primary, secondary and specialist schools as part of a new $20.7 million investment that aims to reduce the stigma and embarrassment that can be associated with periods.

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