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Schools battle fresh Covid-19 outbreaks

Schools in NSW have returned to remote learning amid a rise in Covid-19 outbreaks with state government warning that entire school shutdowns would be a "last resort". Last week, almost a dozen schools across NSW sent students home following a ...

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NSW: More admin staff to support teacher workload

Hundreds of new support staff will be hired in Term 3 in efforts to relieve NSW public school teachers from heavy administrative burden. Last week,state deputy premier Prue Car announced that 284 public schools across the state would hire 400 full-time administration staff or ...

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Experts to lead consent education overhaul

The federal government has unveiled the group of experts tasked to deliver its $83.5 million dollar consent education program. The working group, announced Thursday, will conduct a "rapid review" into how sex and consent education is currently being delivered in ...

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New online safety resources for teachers

Australia's teachers will receive new resources and more training to teach primary school students how to be safe online. The eSafety Commissioner released a suite of self-paced online training package to help primary school kids develop good practices around online ...

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Budget 2023: what’s in it for schools

Indigenous education and teacher workforce reforms were headline priorities funnelled into this year’s federal budget.  This week, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Treasurer Jim Chalmers handed down Labor’s second federal spend.  The government announced it will allocate $28b to Australian ...

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