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What’s making a splash in education literature

The market leaders of Australian education literature were brought to the forefront at the Educational Publishing awards recently. Sunshine Coast-based publishing company Firefly Education was once again recognised for making waves in the industry, taking out Best Student Resources for ...

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Education sector spearheads advertising growth

As 2018 approaches, education institutions are ramping up their advertising efforts, with a huge increase in advertising spending over recent months. According to The Standard Media Index (SMI), Australia's education marketers are approaching the record levels of advertising expenditure seen in ...

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Toolkit improves wellbeing of teachers

A new wellbeing toolkit has become a game changer in improving mental health for teachers in Australia's schools, a report has found. The Staff Wellbeing Toolkit, produced by the National Excellence in School Leadership Initiative (NESLI), has been completed by ...

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Teaching children with autism: opinion

"I hear so many times from parents and teachers whose time is taken up with children in the classroom – whether they have a disability or whether they are autistic – that it is taking up the teacher’s time. These ...

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Bullying drives teacher to attempt suicide

A former teacher has been awarded a substantial sum after NSW courts ruled she had suffered "soul-destroying" workplace bullying that led to attempted suicide. Helen Frances – whose real name has been withheld – now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and ...

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Mandatory testing for Year 1 students

The Federal government has released a landmark report which it says indicates the need for Year 1 students to undertake mandatory literacy and numeracy tests. Responding to the report, Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said testing Year 1 ...

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