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WA government dumps controversial Perth school plan

The WA government has bowed to public pressure and dumped plans to move Perth's only academically selective school to a high-rise city building in favour of constructing another secondary school to ease enrolment demands. Under the plan announced during the ...

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Canberra Grammar students augment reality

Schoolkids may be eagerly awaiting the release of Pokémon GO’s new Fire and Ice event but students at Canberra Grammar School are already toying with augmented reality. Unlike Pokémon GO, however, Pearson’s HoloLens is educational and doesn’t require a mobile ...

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Simplify processes, reduce headaches

Ivan Seselj is the founder and CEO of Promapp, a business improvement and process management online tool used by a wide variety of public and private companies, and government organisations, to simply their most important operations. "Promapp was designed in ...

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USYD alumni seek to inspire, inform girls’ post-school choices

You probably wouldn't follow your careers advisor on Snapchat, but you might friend ENID Network. Sydney University graduates Nina Khoury (commerce and law) and Adriana Stefanatos (commerce) created the network: an all-female careers advice and networking platform for high school and university students. Instead of content-heavy formats or one-on-one interviews, ...

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Nighttime phone use harms teens’ mental health

We already know mobile phones inhibit sleep. Now, for the first time, researchers have discovered the longterm effects of this reduced sleep on teens: poorer mental health outcomes. In addition, these academics, from Griffith and Murdoch Universities, found kids experience a raft ...

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