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Budget 2020-21: the sector reacts

Public schools have been dubbed one of the losers in the government’s 2020-21 Budget. Private schools will have their funding grow by 25.6 per cent over the next three years, to $16.1 billion by 2023/24. But public schools will only ...

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Academic slams LANTITE report as ‘flawed’: podcast

EducationReview · Academic slams LANTITE report as 'flawed' | Dr David Zyngier Before an internal government report recently revealed that the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) was causing significant concern among pre-service teachers and universities, nine ...

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Trial to get more teachers to NSW regions

A trial program targeting NSW regional schools with the worst teacher shortages will start in term one next year. NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell said it was the second pilot program designed to bring more teachers to regional NSW. "It ...

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Pre-budget push for more childcare funding

Early education advocates are urging the Morrison government to prioritise childcare funding in its forthcoming budget. Thrive by Five argues that doing so will set families and the economy up to emerge from the pandemic in better shape. Group chief ...

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