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Melbourne students to skate through curriculum

Students can now skate their way through the Victorian K-10 Curriculum. O’Brien Group Arena ice rink offers sessions, coaching and programs, that include AusVels’ Health Sciences and Physical Education components. The ice rink consulted a former teacher for 18 months. Paul Keisler, O’Brien ...

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Southern Cross, Liverpool FC pitch in for soccer academy

Southern Cross University has partnered with English Premier League club Liverpool FC to score a goal for local school-aged soccer fans. The football club has opened its Australian International Academy; extending its global reach. Similar centres operate all around the world, teaching local children ...

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Bringing drama in numbers: artists help teach maths

Maths teaching frequently involves chairs, desks, and an oft-frustrated teacher trying to get through to kids who might not care about the subject. But a new program throughout South Australian schools is getting major local arts organisations involved in teaching ...

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Guide to help teachers prevent gender-based violence

A new curriculum resource has been released to help high school teachers learn how to prevent gender-based violence. Connect with Respect: Preventing gender-based violence in schools, authored by University of Melbourne education experts – and supported by various United Nations agencies ...

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Inside the future of school textbook publishing

Dr Jan Zwar is an adjunct professor at Macquarie University and the author of a recent study into Australia's publishing industry, including the all-important primary and secondary school textbook market. Education Review recently spoke with Zwar to discuss changes in the market and what’s ...

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