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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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Inspiring creativity with Picasso Cows

Dairy Australia is calling on primary schools to register for the Term 3 intake of curriculum-based learning program, Picasso Cows, giving students the opportunity to unleash their inner artist.

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Stolen Generations Resource Kit launched

New lesson plans detailing the lived experiences of the Stolen Generations have been launched, together with grants to support school communities in running activities based on the new resource to increase students’ understanding about this important part of Australia’s history.

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ACARA appoints new CEO

The Board of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) has announced that David de Carvalho has commenced his role as the organisation’s new CEO.

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Maths and pencil

New report gauges public opinion on quality of schooling

According to findings in a new national survey by Monash University, Australians are largely positive about the level of education provided to their children, though many believe more attention should be given to developing students’ life skills.

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Cyber security to be taught in classrooms

The Australian Computing Academy (ACA) has announced the launch of a $1.35 million national program which will see cyber security taught to Year 7-10 students in an Australian first.

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