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Am I meant to be a teacher? Opinion

I probably shouldn’t have asked myself such a heavy question two days before school holidays were over, particularly given I found Teacher by Gabbie Stroud while scrolling through the iBooks store during The Bachelor finale (such was my rage at ...

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Opinion: NAPLAN’s questionable origins

When NAPLAN was launched in 2008, its aim was to boost student achievement through the annual administration of standardised tests. But the scheme’s performance remains unimpressive, as the 2017 NAPLAN results have shown. Yet again, student scores in literacy and numeracy flatlined, as ...

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The internet of school things

How technology will connect educators and students, and usher in a new age of smart schools. Schools are becoming increasingly technology rich. Many provide connected devices for students or have programs that enable students to bring their own devices (BYOD). ...

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