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Can’t live without ’em

  Tablets are at the top of the list of teachers’ most wanted tech items. By Antonia Maiolo. In our latest poll, Education Review asked you, our readers, what technology products you wanted in your classroom – and why. We had an ...

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On the horizon

  It’s early days for a new federal government that’s promising more local control for primary and secondary schools. By Louis White With the change of government comes nervousness and excitement around what changes may come in educational policy and ...

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Course rewind

  Pre-service and practising teachers at Ashdale Secondary College can go to the video to hone their skills. By Dallas Bastian. Multiple high-definition video cameras are in place within two classrooms at Ashdale Secondary College, allowing pre-service and in-service teachers ...

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Adelaide, Flinders talk double degree

  Collaboration would allow practical training sooner for education students. By Antonia Maiolo. The University of Adelaide and Flinders University are exploring a partnership that could result in the joint offer of a double degree in education in South Australia. The ...

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Cream of the crop

Here are five products making a good impression in Australian schools. By Louis White. Each year, schools are bombarded with new software and hardware products. The person in charge of e-Learning has to spend copious hours doing research on them ...

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What’s getting under your skin

Relational demands and management accountability structures are some of the stressors affecting teachers. By Dallas Bastian Audits and increased standardised assessments of quality are stressing out teachers. These were two of the issues identified as causes of unease for teachers ...

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Queensland shutting down six schools

  Langbroek says affected students and their families will receive transition kits. By Antonia Maiolo Six Queensland schools are set to close by the end of this year, following a review of their viability. Education minister John-Paul Langbroek confirmed that ...

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Private schools gaining in NSW

  Non-government institutions claim a bigger market share. By Antonia Maiolo The number of parents in NSW who are opting to send their kids to non-government high schools has grown, a new report has confirmed. NSW Government schools’ share of ...

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ACT students still NAPLAN stars

  Canberra, primary students shine, Qld most improved, in national tests. By Antonia Maiolo Results from the latest national tests are in. They show a general boost in the performance of primary school students, whilst high schoolers are at a standstill. The ...

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One size does not fit all

  Australia is smack in the middle of the international debate over class sizes.   By Louis White One of the continuing debates in education is about the optimum class size. It is an issue discussed around the world and every ...

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