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Aboriginal language school seeks support to grow

The first and only bilingual school of an Aboriginal language in NSW has reached capacity and seeks partners to support its long-term growth. Giingana Gumbaynggirr Freedom School (GGFS), in Coffs Harbour, started in 2022 with just 15 students and is ...

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Strathcona Girls Grammar appoints new principal

Melbourne girls’ school, Strathcona Girls Grammar announced the appointment of its 11th principal to coincide with the school’s centenary year. Lorna Beegan was born and raised in Ireland, where she received degrees from the University of Dublin and University College ...

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Elite Sydney boys’ school moves to co-education

An exclusive all-boys private school in Sydney will overturn more than 160 years of tradition with plans to go fully co-educational by 2033. Newington College, located in the inner west Sydney suburb of Stanmore, will admit its first female students ...

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New upgrade funding for government schools

Public schools across the country can now apply for government funding to build or upgrade infrastructure. Federal Education Minister Jason Clare and Assistant Education Minister Anthony Chisholm announced that applications for round two of the Schools Upgrade Fund (SUF) are ...

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