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Bringing the world into the classroom

As any educator will tell you: telling your students about something is one thing, but being able to show them is another. That’s the idea behind On Safari, the latest Google Expedition created by the NSW Department of Education and ...

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 EduTECH 2019: Expert shares what young readers need

Reading instruction, perhaps more than any other teaching practice, has always been fiercely contested, with the ‘war’ between phonics and whole language instruction reaching right back to the 1800s. In recent times, however, a lot of evidence-based research has underscored ...

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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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