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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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Review proposes My Schools overhaul

The My School website could be set for an overhaul following the release of a review calling for a greater focus on transparency, clarity and user friendliness as well as a reduction in bureaucratic barriers to enhancing the online resource. ...

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Keeping learning ‘relevant’ in the tech age

As technology makes information more readily available the role of teachers is increasingly becoming one of facilitating engagement with knowledge the Future Schools conference has been told. Addressing delegates at the conference this morning, NSW Department of Education and Community secretary ...

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