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Too many teachers?

More than 1000 initial education graduates are not working full-time; but a little context suggests it’s not time to panic. By Dallas Bastian. Recent reports have shown that the state of teacher graduates’ employability is similar to figures for graduates ...

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One Education reaches milestone

A leading not-for-profit program has seen 20,000 computers committed to Australian schools since the beginning of the roll-out last year. “Teachers are seeing the benefits that our program can bring to the classroom, and the increased levels of engagement by ...

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Engineering a science boom

  Universities and outreach programs are working to ensure that teachers are confident with STEM subjects, to combat slow uptake of many related courses. By Dallas Bastian. Senior high school students are not enrolling in maths and science subjects nearly ...

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Teachers: stay in school

  Recent surveys confirm the boost postgraduate awards can give an education career. By Antonia Maiolo in a world where the jobs market is becoming increasingly competitive, it’s no wonder a growing number of Australians are choosing to invest in postgraduate education. As ...

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Dare to Lead honours five

Schools win leadership awards for collaboration with Indigenous communities. By Dallas Bastian. Five Australian schools have received awards in recognition of their achievements in the enhancement of Aboriginal student outcomes and work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities. ...

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Keep data mining out of our schools

Officials don’t have to compromise the identities of teachers and students to get online resources for free. By Peter Garrigan. How powerful is modern data mining? It is no exaggeration to say it has become like JRR Tolkien’s eye of ...

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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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