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Rural vs the city

Skilling, attracting and retaining teachers in rural, regional and remote schools is an ongoing challenge faced by many Australian communities. As Dr Philip Roberts from the University of Canberra explains, in order to overcome this issue, we must first change our preconceived ideas.

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Positive outcome for disadvantaged schools

The National Exceptional Teaching for Disadvantaged Schools (NETDS) Australian teacher training program has delivered positive results since it was rolled out over a decade ago. Read more

Disadvantaged students set to benefit

The Federal Government’s High Achieving Teachers Program will see high-achieving university graduates, including those with a STEM degree and those from a regional background, recruited to teach in disadvantaged schools.

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NAPLAN, PISA results

PM reveals plans to close education gap

As part of a new Closing the Gap initiative, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed plans for teachers to have their university debts waived if they commit to working in remote indigenous communities for four years or more.

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NAPLAN, PISA results

Investment to support education in the Kimberley

Schools in some of the most isolated areas of Western Australia have joined an initiative aimed at motivating children to regularly attend school and advancing the progress of Aboriginal students.

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