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NAP Science Literacy report shows positive signs

Though just 58 per cent of Year 6 students and 50 per cent of Year 10 students achieved the proficient standard in Science, according to the newly released NAP Science Literacy report, there are signs that students’ scientific understanding is improving.

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Facts and Fishes: New Animal Protection Education resources

Voiceless has released its latest classroom resource suite ‘Facts and Fishes’, providing scientifically backed information on fish sentience and addressing many of the misconceptions surrounding fish capabilities and intelligence.

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Astrobiology helps students understand the nature of science

As part of a new UNSW Sydney study, secondary students were introduced to the study of astrobiology to demonstrate “how science is done outside of a classroom”, with results showing it helped to instil a more accurate view of the nature of science: one that included the use of creativity and imagination.

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Australia drops in PISA rankings: Should we be worried?

The newly released Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) report has raised concerns across the nation, with students in Australia recording their lowest results since this form of international testing began.

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