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In The Classroom

Starting the assessment revolution

A senior Harvard academic has issued educators at all levels of the education system as well as students and their parents a call to action to effect what he argues is a long overdue revolution in assessment and examination models. ...

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Laying roots in Oman

A University of New England researcher is taking a school vegetable garden program global to help encourage healthy eating and combat obesity. UNE’s professor Neil Taylor is working with professor Abdullah Ambusaidi and Dr Rashid Al-Yahya of the Sultan Qaboos ...

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Grant gives 10 schools chance at robotics competition

A $5000 grant offers 10 schools the chance to enter this year’s Central Queensland Junior Robotics Competition for the first time. Central Queensland University senior research technologies officer Jason Bell partnered with Ridgelands State School on the successful submission for ...

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Virtual trips – admiration from afar

Virtual excursions have none of the money and logistic hurdles of physical trips – and all of the fun. Virtual excursions are fast becoming the school trip of choice for teachers. They offer the same learning benefits and exposure to ...

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