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From Indigenous statistic to school principal

Reconciliation Week is a special time. It provides an opportunity to both think about what still needs to change in Indigenous Australians’ lives and also celebrate what has been achieved. Nicole Wade’s story belongs in the latter. The school principal, ...

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Is this the end of EPAC?

The NSW Employee Performance and Conduct unit (EPAC) was under siege this week with critics of the government unit calling it “opaque”, “slow” and “lacking procedural fairness”. The unit, which investigates misconduct in schools, has also been accused of using ...

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Teachers drone on in the classroom

An environmental scientist is encouraging schools to consider introducing drones to the classroom. Speaking ahead of the Independent Schools Queensland State Forum, Dr Catherine Ball said drone technology is becoming more accessible and user-friendly and added its potential for schools ...

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The times they are a changin’

Along with hunger, democracy and environmental sustainability, the question of how to fix the education system is a wicked problem, according to Alto Director Andrew O’Keeffe. As he puts it, there are no “silver bullets” – they are all “huge, ...

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