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Low transmission of COVID-19 in schools: new study

New research has revealed there were low COVID-19 transmission rates in NSW schools during the 'first wave' of the pandemic. The report was released as two Sydney schools were forced to close for deep cleaning after three students were diagnosed ...

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Youth suffer more in weak jobs market

Young Australians have been struggling to find employment in their desired occupation since the 2008-09 global financial crisis and any improvement is unlikely for some time yet given the economic impact of the coronavirus. This could have a long-term effect ...

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Marking scandal fight continues in Vic

A Melbourne high school teacher who tampered with students' grades should not have been reinstated, according to Victoria's education department. Maths teacher Saji Paul was sacked over the tampering scandal in 2017 where he altered the grades of 16 students ...

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