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‘I believe everyone is a learner’

  Principal builds pedagogy through the strength of collaborative responsibility. By Madeleine Regan School leadership for Chris Bartlett is about connection, collaboration and bringing people together to benefit students and their learning. At Mater Dei Primary School, Toowoomba, Bartlett is ...

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Build the best educators

  Our national prosperity depends upon educational approaches that will help create elite teachers and school leaders. By Margery Evans What kind of country do we want Australia to be? That’s a worthwhile but broad question, so let’s be more ...

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Here’s what makes parents homeschool

  The trend towards homeschooling will continue as long as the formal education system remains inadequate and out of date. By David Roy Homeschooling is on the increase in Australia, and in other developed countries where it is legal. Should ...

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Teachers to honour detained student

Brisbane teachers who have taken historic industrial action in support of an asylum-seeking high school student are to recognise her achievements with an award. Mojgan Shamsalipoor, 21, has recorded a video message from inside the Darwin detention centre where she ...

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NSW principals to get pay rise

Principals at some of the state's public schools are set for a pay rise under a new $20 million investment from the NSW government. Education Minister Adrian Piccoli says the government will increase principals' salaries by up to $26,000 in ...

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Report shows decline in student ICT literacy

Student information and communication technology (ICT) literacy levels have shown a marked decline since 2011, a new report from the National Assessment Program has found. The report, issued today by the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority, assessed the performance of ...

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