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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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NSW curriculum rollout paused

Teachers will have more time to plan syllabuses in NSW after the government announced it will delay the delivery timeline for curriculum reform. Minister for Education and Early Learning Prue Car announced at a Sydney teachers’ conference that the syllabus ...

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Nationwide ban on vapes announced

Recreational vaping will be banned nationwide under new reforms introduced by the Health Minister in a bid to tackle youth vaping. On Tuesday health minister Mark Butler announced the upcoming federal budget would include $737 million to fund major actions ...

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