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Private tutoring gets the Uber treatment

The Australian private tutoring industry has been Ubered by a pair of software engineers operating out of Brisbane. For co-chief executives and founders Sam Robertson and Cameron Schmidt, the story of Scooter Tutor began in 2007. Schmidt initially came up ...

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Piccoli needed to go, expert says

An education academic has argued that Adrian Piccoli “needed to go” from the NSW education portfolio, following newly minted premier Gladys Berejiklian’s cabinet reshuffle. Piccoli, a NSW Nationals MP, was replaced with Rob Stokes, who previously sat in the planning ...

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Add fun to maths and learning will multiply

Maths should be fun – that’s the message to teachers from one expert. Western Sydney University’s associate professor Catherine Attard, an expert in primary maths education, said fun is the best medicine for relieving maths boredom. “When children are actually ...

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