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Leaders see what it’s like to be a principal

Victorian business and community leaders have engaged with their local schools to become Principal for a Day. The program involved participants shadowing school principals and immersing themselves in the day-to-day operations of a government school. Principal for a Day, run this week, ...

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Stop cuts to VET: Labor

Labor has slammed the Abbott Government for the large decline in apprentices since its election in September 2013. New figures from the National Centre for Vocational Education and Research show apprentices in training in September 2013 totalled 417,700. This is ...

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New leadership focus for Catholic school officials

About two dozen Catholic educators have spent the last six months working on becoming more responsive leaders. Twenty-three Catholic education leaders from dioceses across Queensland and New South Wales are about to complete a half-year Executive Development for Educational Leaders program. ...

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The future of education is digital, individual: Citrix

The physical classroom will become virtual, a US-based multinational tech vendor says. In its 2020 Technology Landscape report Citrix predicts technology will turn the traditional educational experience into more a personalised learning model. Essentially, Citrix says this means technology – such as the internet ...

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AlertForce: rank all trainers, educators by performance

Registered training organisations, including TAFEs and universities, should be ranked by performance to enable students and employers to better choose their course, a national training provider has said. AlertForce has expressed concern about recent reports that show only 1 in ...

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Morcombes launch Amego app for child safety

Bruce and Denise Morcombe are hoping a new child safety app will let parents afford their kids more freedom. The Amego app, developed by the Daniel Morcombe Foundation and developer Appfactory, works by sending an immediate notification to a parent's ...

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