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Encourage STEM to fight climate change

Participation in STEM subjects can help arm students with the skills needed to tackle climate change issues now and in the future, according to Jane Lowney, Head of Engineering and Infrastructure at recruitment firm Robert Walters.

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Girls in STEM - overcoming challenges-Linda Hobbs

Girls in STEM: Overcoming challenges

Associate Professor in Science Education at Deakin University, Linda Hobbs, discusses the underrepresentation of girls in STEM, highlighting some of the most prevalent challenges and what we can do to help overcome them.

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Geelong Institute of Positive Education launches wellbeing curriculum

New Positive Education resource focuses on student wellbeing

The Institute of Positive Education at Geelong Grammar School has launched its new Positive Education Enhanced Curriculum (PEEC). Centred on student wellbeing, it has been designed together with developmental psychologists in the field of positive psychology.

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Students learn to be Road Smart

Provided free of charge, Road Smart is a road safety education and training program delivered to Year 10 students (or equivalent) by trained facilitators, right across Victoria.

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Intervention demonstrates dramatic PAT Maths growth

Startling new peer-reviewed research published by the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia shows student gains of 27-29 months beyond the 24-month department expectations as measured by performance on PAT Maths for the lowest 20 per cent of students across six primary schools in South Australia.

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