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Study finds 4 elements of an outstanding school

A pilot study from Southern Cross University has identified the four critical elements in creating an ‘outstanding’ school. The key elements are: an effective and resilient principal; team-based teaching; making decisions based on reliable data; and an intensive and ongoing, coaching mentoring and ...

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ANZAC history, multiculturalism linked: official

Multicultural Australia has its roots in ANZAC history and school students must understand this, an official has said. Chris Fox, chief executive of the Camp Gallipoli Foundation – which aims to educate young people about ANZAC soldiers – said Australian history ...

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Research, classroom come together in writing analysis tool

A device developed for Charles Sturt University research is helping teachers assess, monitor and report on their students’ writing development. A team from CSU’s Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning and Education (RIPPLE) collected 3000 writing samples from 1799 New ...

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USYD shows real-world STEM to schoolkids

Science and maths came to life at the University of Sydney STEM Day of Inquiry. The event gave 300 Year 9 students from 11 schools across Western Sydney a real-life look at science in action. It encouraged students to pursue their ...

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