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Principals’ academy on the cards under Labor

A national academy to provide specialist leadership training for school principals will be set up if Labor wins the next federal election. A recent review found high performing school leaders add between two and seven months’ worth of growth in ...

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Closing the Gap off track, refresh to come

Indigenous Australians will play a greater role in efforts to close the health and education gap. Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered the 11th annual Closing the Gap report in Canberra on Thursday, calling for a new approach to targets that ...

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Screen time can delay young kids’ development: study

Too much time spent watching TV and playing computer games can hold back the development of young children, new research suggests. A study of 2400 Canadian children found more screen time was linked to lower scores in ‘milestone’ tests of ...

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This week in world school news

Elsewhere in school news this week… Second lady’s school riles Gaga Karen Pence, wife of US Vice-President Mike Pence was, up until now, a seemingly typical Midwestern woman. She taught, she painted, and she advocated for art therapy. She even tried her hand ...

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