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Federal, state conflict confusing schools: expert

Conflict between state and federal policy is leaving the schools sector confused about who is in charge, an expert has said. Dr Glenn Savage, from University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education, said there are degrees of confusion throughout the schooling ...

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Emotional stress burns out teachers: research

A Victoria University researcher has shown emotional stress is linked to teacher burnout. College of Education PhD candidate Jean Hopman said nearly 1-in-3 teachers burnout in their first five years because the emotions they feel in the classroom overwhelm them. ...

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Educator dispels myths about dyslexia

An education expert has reminded parents and educators that dyslexia cannot be cured, only well managed. Dr Linda Westphalen, senior lecturer in the University of Adelaide’s School of Education, whose son has dyslexia, said while the condition will have an impact ...

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