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Knife fight breaks out at NSW school

A teenager has been taken to hospital after a knife fight broke out at a school in Dubbo in central west NSW. The fight broke out about 10.40am on Wednesday, as the two sixteen-year-old boys confronted each other, with one ...

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ACT expands ‘teachers as researchers’ program

Five more schools will work with the University of Canberra on classroom-based research geared towards improving teaching. The Affiliated Schools Program sees teachers take on the role of researcher, allowing them to develop and evaluate new approaches to meet the ...

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Are digikids less literate? Four Corners wrap-up

Is Australian children’s literacy in crisis? Among teachers, academics and politicians, the consensus is largely ‘yes’ – or we’re wobbling precariously on the edge. While primary years performance tends to be strong, something happens in the transition to high school; ...

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Unique program tackles bullying in schools: Podcast

Having been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, Samwise Holmes's high school years were characterised by relentless bullying, constant feelings of isolation and even having his head flushed down a toilet. But being subjected to such extensive and cruel bullying didn't defeat ...

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