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In-house lawyers for schools?

Victoria already has them, but next month law professionals will convene to decide whether other Australian states need lawyers stationed in schools. The question will be the focus of discussion at the Community Legal Centres Masterclass in Brisbane on March ...

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Why languages matter for Indigenous education

The 21st of February was International Mother Language Day, an annual UNESCO heritage day marking the important role of multilingualism in sustainable development. If you’re part of the 80 per cent of Australians who speak only English at home, then ...

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Prebuilt classrooms may be way of the future

As the Australian population and school enrolments continue to grow, prebuilt modular classrooms may be the solution the education sector needs. This is the opinion of University of Melbourne researchers, who are currently working with BHA Project Management and the Victorian ...

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Labor to set up school research body

School teachers will be armed with the latest research about how to help their students learn under a federal Labor government. Opposition education spokeswoman Tanya Plibersek announced today that Labor will set up an Evidence Institute for Schools at a ...

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Teachers selected to tour Western Front

Three NSW teachers will follow the footsteps of the Anzacs across Europe after they were awarded scholarships to tour the Western Front. The winners of the Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarship will take part in a 13-day-tour of historic battlefields alongside ...

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Review could help tradies become teachers

The federal government has launched a national review of teacher registration to improve consistency and teacher quality across the country. Minister for education and training Simon Birmingham said the National Review of Teacher Registration had been endorsed by all states ...

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