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Innovation you can afford

An environment that fosters creative thinking and student success doesn’t have to cost a fortune; sometimes all that’s necessary is a fresh coat of paint. Innovation can come at a cost. Learning spaces designed in accordance with the latest workplace ...

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Speak up about language learning

Australia’s leaders aren’t working to make people see the value of taking up foreign languages; it’s our job to change that. Let’s talk about foreign languages and language education. Or should we? Does anyone care about languages? It’s not an ...

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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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How to put students at the heart of timetabling

Timetabling methods have shifted from blackboards that endlessly change, to pieces of cardboard with lots of coloured pins, to hundreds of post-it notes on a whiteboard, and now timetabling software. But one thing remains the same: school timetables can be ...

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