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New project examines benefits of reading at school

The impact of dedicated daily reading at school on students’ literacy and motivation is the focus of a new School Based Research Project supported by the Association of Independent Schools NSW (AISNSW).

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Supporting students impacted by Australia’s bushfire disaster

As Australia battles one of its worst bushfire disasters, Professor Marjory Ebbeck from the University of South Australia says the role of teachers will be critical for children who have been directly affected, or are experiencing uncertainty or trauma.

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NESLI supports educators in low GDP countries

The National Excellence in Schools Leadership Institute (NESLI) has revealed its goal of engaging with and supporting one million teachers and school leaders from low GDP countries by 2025, using a combination of technology and community partnerships.

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Inclusive Schools Fund announces latest round of grants

As part of the Inclusive Schools Fund, schools across Victoria will share in funding to build all-access play areas, sensory gardens and outdoor learning areas to support students with disabilities and additional needs.

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