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SA teachers to vote on pay offer next week

South Australian teachers will decide by the end of next week whether or not to accept the latest enterprise agreement offer from the state government. But the Australian Education Union has criticised Treasurer Rob Lucas for suggesting the union executive ...

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Partnership helps make a difference in Indigenous literacy

Australia’s largest supplier of education resources to secondary schools has congratulated the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) for its tireless work in bolstering young Indigenous Australians’ literacy levels and engagement across remote parts of Australia. Campion Education partnered with ILF in ...

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Ardern starts spending spree with schools

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has cleared the way for an election year cash splash, closing the annual Labour party conference by writing bumper cheques for school repairs. Her government will spend $400 million on improving public school facilities ...

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Tasmania bans mobile phone use at public schools

Students at public schools in Tasmania will be banned from using mobile phones during school hours as of term two next year. The state Liberal government on Wednesday announced the measure, aimed at tackling classroom distraction, cyberbullying and creating happier ...

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Environment, mental health high on youth priority list

Australia’s youth now consider the environment the second most important issue in the country, a survey of teenagers has found. More than 25,000 young people between the ages of 15 and 19 answered the annual survey by Mission Australia, which ...

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