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Australia’s outstanding teachers revealed

Twelve of Australia’s most outstanding teachers in early childhood, primary and secondary schools have been acknowledged in the National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA). This year grandparents, parents, school boards, secondary student councils, parent associations and other groups across Australia ...

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States discuss plight of year 12 students

Education ministers are looking at every trick in the book to ensure year 12 students finish school this year despite the mayhem caused by the coronavirus. Concerns have been raised about how the disruption caused by COVID-19 could damage year ...

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HSC changes announced amid pandemic

Last week, the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) announced that the 2020 HSC would go ahead despite disruptions caused by COVID-19, and today it has revealed some changes to student requirements. The group already announced that principals have the power ...

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No certainty on exams for year 12 students

Australia's Year 12 students face an uncertain future with national educators unable to agree on the make-up of end of year exams amid the COVID-19 crisis. The National Education Council involving education ministers for all states and territories said the ...

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Tasmania’s school term to end early

Tasmania's school term will end four days early so teachers can prepare online education resources amid the coronavirus pandemic. Premier Peter Gutwein reiterated on Wednesday that public schools will stay open, but April 6-9 would be made student-free days. He ...

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Extra support offered to childcare centres

Childcare centres will be encouraged to remain open and families given greater support under a plan to go to federal parliament. Education Minister Dan Tehan said the current medical advice is for the childcare sector to remain open except where ...

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