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eSafety sets a framework for A+ online safety education

By Julie Inman Grant, eSafety Commissioner

As we celebrate the Daniel Morcombe Foundation’s Biggest Online Safety Lesson today, it is timely to reflect on the importance of online safety education and the lessons learnt from our recent time in lockdown — particularly around 21st century education. Read more

96% of schools sign up for extra money for school hygiene

Ninety-six per cent of non-government schools have signed up to the Morrison Government’s offer of funding support for additional COVID-19 hygiene measures.

Minister for Education Dan Tehan said 2,738 schools would share $9.3 million to help pay for soap, hand sanitiser or extra cleaning. Read more

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First wave of students back in Vic classrooms

Schools across Victoria welcomed back around 400,000 students as part of a staged return to classroom teaching on 26 May.

Minister for Education James Merlino congratulated principals, teachers, school staff, students and families for their efforts to make remote learning work, and announced a summit to discuss lessons learnt and investigate what improvements can be made to the education system as a result of the remote learning experience. Read more

Victorian schools close in response to COVID-19

Victorian schools to close in response to COVID-19

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews has announced that school holidays will be brought forward for government schools across the state, with schools closing from Tuesday 24 March, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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