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Police to be stationed at Northern Territory schools

Armed police will be permanently based at some Northern Territory schools in a return of a program previously dumped. The new ‘school-based policing officers’ will return from next month in 10 schools, selected on the basis of the high numbers ...

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NZ government pushes for Maori in schools

New Zealand’s government wants the Maori language to be taught in all primary schools alongside maths, English and science, but admits it’s not an easy goal. While the language, te reo Maori, is one of three officially recognised in New ...

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Early childhood educators strike across the country

Thousands of childcare workers are walking off the job to push for higher wages, but the federal education minister says he doesn’t decide pay rates. About 7000 early childhood workers went on strike on Wednesday afternoon to hold rallies across ...

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