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WA primary school champions STEM learning

At St Jerome’s Primary School in Perth, a series of dedicated technology-inspired staff meetings are helping its teachers to incorporate the latest technologies into their classrooms, to educate the next generation of digital natives.

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Playground grants awarded

KOMPAN Australia has announced the winners of its 2019 Matched Funding Grant Program, which required entrants to brainstorm and detail their dream play or fitness space and explain the impact it would have on the students and wider school community.

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Investment in WA schools

The Western Australian Government has announced it will invest $452.8 million in 2019-2020 to improve infrastructure in Western Australian public schools, with additional funding allocated to ensure schools will have the necessary teaching staff and resources to accommodate forecast enrolment growth. Read more

Little girl reading

WA’s new literacy centre for excellence

Curtin University will host a new centre for excellence aimed at enhancing the literacy skills of primary school students and boosting literacy teaching in Western Australia.

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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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STEM awards finalists revealed

Ten schools in Western Australia have been celebrated for their excellence in STEM education, with finalists revealed for the state’s 2018 Governor’s School STEM Awards.

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