The first national curriculum for students with a vision impairment will soon be trialled in schools, as part of a plan to provide equitable access to education for children who are blind or have low vision.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.