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Student hope declines: Gallup poll

As Australian students move through the education system they are becoming less hopeful about their future, a new Gallup poll has found.

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Child and blackboard

Scientists back to school for National Science Week

More than 350 Australian schools last week welcomed Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) professionals into their classrooms – virtually and physically – to promote the importance of STEM to Australia’s future.

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Tony Church presents his insight into interactive displays in schools

NAPLAN Online gains positive reviews

Hundreds of schools around Australia have begun trialling NAPLAN Online. The executive director of NSW’s Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation, Jenny Donovan, told ABC News schools were polled before the online trials to ascertain the number of laptops they had available and the extent of their online connectivity.

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