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Lithgow High School wellbeing hub

Video: Supporting student wellbeing

Anna Caro, Principal at Lithgow High School in NSW, discusses the high levels of unemployment in the area, and the high levels of mental health issues – particularly anxiety – at the school.

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Sherpa Kids Hurstville OSHC

Sherpa Kids: A sense of community

Offering their out of school hours care services to 11 primary schools throughout NSW, Sherpa Kids’ franchisees William and Sophia Wong have been recognised for their contribution to the small regional community of Uralla.

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NAPLAN results ACARA

Transition to NAPLAN online delayed

Following a meeting of Australia’s education ministers, the national online rollout of NAPLAN has been postponed until 2021, after connectivity issues and computer glitches impacted numerous students who took the test online earlier this year.

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The search for five exceptional teachers

The New South Wales Department of Education and Teachers Mutual Bank have launched a joint initiative in a bid to find five extraordinary teachers keen to inspire students across the nation through a new educational YouTube channel. Read more

School program fosters intergenerational connections

Two NSW schools have taken a new approach to student learning and engagement after partnering with Arcare Aged Care in a unique program that paired students with aged care residents to teach them about a lifetime so different to their own.

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