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Women, Indigenous youth missing out: report

A quarter of Australians in their mid-20s are not engaged in full-time work, training or study – a report from the Mitchell Institute has shown. Equal opportunity in Australia 2015 examined young people’s progress through four key educational milestones, from ...

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Creative writing rounds out education: professor

Creative writing is undervalued in schools, a professor of teacher education at the University of Sydney has said. Professor Robyn Ewing said the implementation of high-stakes standardised testing throughout schools, such as NAPLAN, has led to storytelling and creative writing not being ...

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Shall they compare thee to the first day of school?

Students, teachers and even education ministers are being asked to reflect on their experiences with starting school in a Charles Sturt University research project. Pedagogies of Educational Transitions (POET) – an international research collaboration CSU is part of – is asking people ...

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