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Tasmanian teachers set to strike over pay

Public teachers across Tasmania will walk off the job next week amid a bitter public sector pay and conditions dispute with the state government. The Australian Education Union (AEU) said the industrial action comes after the government failed to respond ...

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Nintendo program gets girls gaming, inventing

Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar is one of several schools taking part in an Australian-first program designed to ignite students’ passion for of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) from an early age through play. The new program, run by ...

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Driver sets school bus on fire in Italy

A bus full of schoolchildren has been hijacked and set on fire by its own driver in an apparent protest against migrant drownings in the Mediterranean. All 51 children managed to escape unhurt before the bus was engulfed in flames ...

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