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Should NSW high schools ban mobile phones?

Earlier this month, elite Sydney private school SCEGGS Darlinghurst became the latest to implement a total mobile phone ban for its students, igniting a discussion around technology's impact on student academic performance and wellbeing. This came weeks after north-Sydney's Shore ...

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NSW holds first anti-bullying roundtable

The NSW government has held its first anti-bullying roundtable to improve schools’ response to youth mental health needs and antisocial behaviour. Led by Education Minister Sarah Mitchell, the meeting was the first of an ongoing series that aims to tackle ...

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NSW schools to trial new hours in Term 3

Some NSW schools will operate outside of the standard 9am to 3pm day as part of a government trial to better support "21st-century families". Starting in Term 3, eight primary and secondary schools will partner with community organisations, sports clubs ...

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