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New plagiarism tool developed by educators

Text-matching software for detecting and preventing plagiarism is nothing new, but new software released by Swedish start-up Urkund in partnership with Androgogic promises to up the ante. In a world increasingly full of “copy and paste” and students paying for ...

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Ladies’ college leading the renewable drive

A Melbourne school is leading the way towards a sustainable future, becoming one of the first schools in Australia to become 100 per cent net renewable by 2020. Presbyterian Ladies’ College (PLC) has signed an agreement with a wholesale electricity ...

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eSafety Commissioner lukewarm on mobile phone ban

The Victorian Government’s decision to ban mobile phones during school hours in all state secondary and primary schools next year has been met with mixed feelings from educators, parents and students, and the eSafety Commissioner herself. The move is intended ...

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Start the chat about online safety

The eSafety Commissioner's national campaign, Online Safety Start the Chat, is asking parents, teachers and students across the country to start those important conversations about online safety. The campaign is a response to disturbing research findings that up to 95 ...

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