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Design collaboratively, learn the same way: architect

Collaboration is the beating heart of effective vocational education spaces, an architect has said. Mark Freeman, from specialist educational architecture firm Gray Puksand, recently completed a $5.1 million VET facility situated in Melbourne’s Somerville Secondary College. Freeman said he worked closely ...

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Opinion: Budget fails to settle funding wars

New results-focused initiatives are welcome but disunity over funding remains a contentious issue. The new Coalition schools policy, Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes, was announced without fanfare two days before the Budget. It is easy to see why. The main political ...

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Melbourne students to skate through curriculum

Students can now skate their way through the Victorian K-10 Curriculum. O’Brien Group Arena ice rink offers sessions, coaching and programs, that include AusVels’ Health Sciences and Physical Education components. The ice rink consulted a former teacher for 18 months. Paul Keisler, O’Brien ...

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Internet bullies anti-cyberbullying tool

If social media is in any position to judge, Headspace’s online anti-cyberbullying tool, named reword, complete with strikethrough, is Orwellian. But Chris Tanti, Headspace chief executive, says this isn’t so and school kids who use the tool don’t feel this way. Similar ...

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