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New play tackles youth suicide prevention

During Mental Health Month it’s important to remember that suicide is still the leading cause of death for Australians aged 15-44. One way of raising more awareness about this issue in a non-threatening way is through art and drama. That ...

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Leadership in Education part 3: Dr Susan Long

Dr Susan Long has taught in various roles, states and even countries since the 1980s. Her PhD focused on maths and science education and she is passionate about inspiring people who don’t necessarily aspire to become leaders in schools to ...

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Valuing teachers: how can we avoid 5 year burnout?

It’s an alarming statistic that educator Stephanie Wescott now belongs to: leaving the teaching profession after just five years of practice. In a wide-ranging interview in The Age, which covered everything from teachers not “being trusted to do their work” ...

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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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Australian principals optimistic despite the demands

It’s perhaps never been harder to be a school principal, or assistant or deputy principal. In an age of high-stakes tests, crowded curricula, increased resourcing demands and seemingly unending administrative requirements, principals across the country are feeling the pinch. In ...

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