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Q&A ‘school special’ unusually frank

Last Monday night, a duo of opposing politicians – minister for the environment and energy Josh Frydenberg, and shadow health minister Catherine King – fronted ABC’s Q&A panel. This may sound like the usual Monday evening lineup, but this time, it ...

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Gonski 2.0 reactions range from welcoming to irate

After its relatively whirlwind journey, the Gonski 2.0 school funding package has passed into law, thanks to the support of several crossbenchers. The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA), for one, is satisfied. ISCA executive director Colette Colman told Education Review the ...

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STEM practice makes perfect

STEM is one discussion that won’t disappear from the nation’s agenda for a while and there’s good reason for it. It’s generally understood that our students are leaving school without strong enough foundations in science and mathematics, or STEM skills ...

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Opinion: don’t be a digital dropout

Exploring how and why schools should use social media For many schools, engaging in social media is as exciting as it is daunting. Like any new technology, there are risks that need to be managed. But developing an online identity ...

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