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BHP backs maths program for girls with $22m

The Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) and the BHP Billiton Foundation have joined forces in launching a national program to recruit more girls into mathematics. Choose Maths, which was launched this week at The University of Melbourne, begins with a ...

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Robotics workshops offer practical experience

A new partnership between Swinburne University of Technology and educational resources distributor The Brainary will introduce primary and high school students to the world of robots. The collaboration has meant schools in Australia and New Zealand have access to interactive ...

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Sustainability awards now open to VIC schools

Entries are now open for a sustainability awards program that recognises efforts made by Victorian schools and early childhood services in raising environmental awareness. The ResourceSmart Education Awards reward encourage children and students to embed environmental actions into their everyday ...

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Keep an eye on surveillance

Australian schools must be careful to consider students’ privacy and feelings before adopting devices that track them. Andrew Hope interviewed by Antonia Maiolo Australia must be cautious when it comes to introducing school surveillance practices common in the UK and ...

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Another Sydney school reports abuse claims

Another private boys school in Sydney has been hit by historic child sex abuse allegations. Newington College on Monday sent an email out to parents and former students notifying them of an upcoming court case involving allegations of abuse at ...

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USC to honour former school principal

The University of the Sunshine Coast will recognise the inspirational leadership of a former school principal by awarding him an Honorary Senior Fellowship at its graduation ceremony next week. Anthony Vincent will be honoured for his exceptional achievements in developing ...

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