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Why levity is the soul of teaching

How many of you still remember that teacher of your college days who had more to offer than just nondescript, soporific lectures – that teacher who held your attention throughout class with humour and levity? I’m sure many of you ...

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Principals’ academy on the cards under Labor

A national academy to provide specialist leadership training for school principals will be set up if Labor wins the next federal election. A recent review found high performing school leaders add between two and seven months’ worth of growth in ...

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Closing the Gap off track, refresh to come

Indigenous Australians will play a greater role in efforts to close the health and education gap. Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered the 11th annual Closing the Gap report in Canberra on Thursday, calling for a new approach to targets that ...

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