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Whole language should be banned: Grattan Institute

One-third of Australian children can't read this sentence. The Grattan Institute says that fact is a preventable tragedy that will cost Australia $40bn over those students' lifetimes. All schools should use a 'structured literacy' approach to teach reading with a ...

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Civics program visits its 100th school

The bipartisan government 'Parliament in Schools' program has now visited over 100 schools in a push to boost civics education in regional, remote and rural schools. Speaker of the House of Representatives Milton Dick launched the program in September 2022 ...

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Indigenous-led education insights

A career and wellbeing support foundation for Indigenous students collected data from over 500 kids from 49 schools to find out what truly helps First Nations learners stay engaged in education. Aurora Education Foundation is an Indigenous-led organisation that provides ...

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National Excellence in Teaching Awards nominations open

Nominations are open for the 30th National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA), with$80,000 up for grabs in professional development grants across seven award categories. Parents, students and schools can nominate teachers they find exceptional – through their enthusiasm, creativity or dedication ...

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Paid initial teacher placements to work in ACT

Charles Sturt University (CSU) will offer paid work placement hours to final year initial teacher education (ITE) students who are willing to work in an ACT government school. The agreement with the ACT Education Directorate allows ITE students to apply ...

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