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Knowledge is power: Skilling students for the future

With growing demand for employees to have comprehensive subject knowledge, a suite of soft skills and the agility to re-skill throughout their career, the workplace is changing. During a recent event, experts from LinkedIn, ACMI and RMIT discussed budding trends and disruptions shaping the future world of work.

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Dairy Australia calls on primary schools

Dairy Australia is encouraging primary school students to get creative as part of the 2019 Healthy Bones Action Week program, with prizes awarded to the winning school.

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How does attendance impact student achievement?

A new report from the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) reinforces the strong correlation between school attendance and student achievement, and highlights the importance of forming good attendance habits early.

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Long-serving educators honoured

Over 400 teachers and staff from the Victorian Department of Education and Training have been recognised for their contribution to public education during a ceremony honouring employees who have reached 40, 45, 50 and 55 years of service in 2019.

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Kids’ coding event aims for world record

To mark the 50th anniversary of first moon landing, Moonhack will see students from around the globe take part in a space-themed coding exercise, that aims to break the record for the most kids coding at the same time.

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Acer expands education footprint

Acer has been selected by the NSW Department of Education as an authorised vendor to supply a range of Windows desktops and notebooks, as well as a Chromebook option under a standing offer arrangement.

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