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Inflated suspension powers failing students: academic

The expanded disciplinary powers Queensland principals were recently granted are harmful and failing against their intended aim, an expert has argued. Professor Linda Graham, a researcher in inclusive education at the Queensland University of Technology, critiqued the 2014 decision by ...

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NZ schoolteachers strike in Auckland

Teachers have walked off the job in Auckland, kicking off a week of national strike action as a three-month battle over wages and work conditions tests the Labour-led government. The latest stand-off with its traditional union support base comes just ...

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Students urged to ‘Ask Gran not Google’

The government is prompting Australian students looking for answers to life’s question to ask their grandparents before turning to Google. More than 150 schools have registered for Ask Gran Not Google, a concept driven by aged care provider Feros Care. The ...

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