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How supporting parents helps students

The sight of a struggling student can be heart-breaking for teachers and school staff but with a classroom full of other students how can we ensure that everyone gets the specialist support that need? What if there was a way ...

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Is it time to shake up school report cards?

“Grace displays an ability to...” “John would see better results if...” “Ali demonstrates an understanding in...” Chances are Australian teachers have used one or all of these remarks when writing student report cards, perhaps even this week. And now, Australian researchers ...

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Knife fight breaks out at NSW school

A teenager has been taken to hospital after a knife fight broke out at a school in Dubbo in central west NSW. The fight broke out about 10.40am on Wednesday, as the two sixteen-year-old boys confronted each other, with one ...

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ACT expands ‘teachers as researchers’ program

Five more schools will work with the University of Canberra on classroom-based research geared towards improving teaching. The Affiliated Schools Program sees teachers take on the role of researcher, allowing them to develop and evaluate new approaches to meet the ...

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Why school’s never out on cybersecurity

From April to June 2019, 245 data breaches were reported to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) under the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme. Yet again, education was among the top five sectors by notifications in the quarter. ...

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