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World’s Greatest Shave 2020 School Challenge

The Leukaemia Foundation is calling on schools across the nation to register for its World’s Greatest Shave 2020 School Challenge, giving students the opportunity to come together and raise funds to support those living with blood cancer.

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Backflips Against Bullying set for national expansion

A unique program that seeks to teach students anti bullying tactics through the use of acrobatics and parkour has made its way into schools across NSW – and soon Backflips Against Bullying will expand into other states too.

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APPA global competence in students

APPA: Building global competence in students

Malcolm Elliott, President of the Australian Primary Principals Association (APPA) discusses the importance of building global competence, and how this can benefit students in the future.

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WA mobile phone ban for public schools

A new WA mobile phone ban will see students at all government primary and secondary schools across the state banned from using these devices during school hours from 2020 under the state’s new ‘off and away all day’ policy.

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‘The Final Quarter’ gifted to Australian schools

Hundreds of schools across Australia have begun incorporating The Final Quarter – a feature documentary which tells the story of the last three years of the career of AFL champion Adam Goodes – into subjects including English, Media and PDHPE.

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