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Addressing burnout in teachers

As pressure on teachers increases, the shift is visible in their declining health and the prevalence of burnout, experts say. To curb the issue of teacher burnout - and increase the likelihood of graduates staying in their jobs - Springfox ...

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Improving education in rural areas

Education specialists and providers have met to discuss how to best tackle the challenges associated with providing education in rural and remote areas. The CISCO event held in Sydney recently was a catalyst for discussions on the NSW Department of ...

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Needs of high achievers not met

Is our education system failing high achievers? Experts say that's unfortunately the case. The Australian Council for Educational Research's Geoff Masters addressed the problem in his latest presentation – 'understanding and addressing the learning needs of our highest performing students' ...

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Schools work to improve STEM subjects

The federal government has committed to backing a new initiative by school principals aimed at improving STEM teaching and leadership. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the STEM Leaders project would improve participation and engagement, and lead to better ...

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How learning spaces influence education

Interior designers and educators have met to discuss the future of Australia's learning spaces and the challenges facing the sector. Hayball designer of educational spaces, Lisa Horton, said the main challenges were less land space for schools and universities, and ...

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Rural literacy program receives funding

A new literacy and numeracy program for remote students has received a boost, after the federal government allocated a further $4.1 million to the initiative. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham made the funding announcement after the release of ...

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