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Sydney students talk tech with Microsoft boss

Technology products are permeating today’s classrooms, and a group of students got to meet one of the brains behind it all. Two classes of students from Sydney Secondary College Leichhardt Campus met with Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella to showcase ...

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Food advertising fattens up obesity-prone children

About one-quarter of Australian children are obese or overweight, and recent research has found it may not be entirely them or their parents’ fault. Instead, a combination of unfortunate genetics and advertising is partially to blame, a study has found. ...

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Collaboration cornerstone of school-in-a-school design: architect

Collaboration was key for Hayball Architects’ Lisa Horton’s design for blending together schools. Melbourne’s Dandenong High School is an amalgamation of three existing schools. It has to cater for more than 2100 students. Horton said the successful design was a direct result of a 10-year collaboration ...

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Mathspace expands into primary schools and US

Mathspace, an Australian educational technology startup that provides software, has announced a two-pronged expansion into local primary schools and the US. Mathspace secured a deal with multinational publisher Pearson Education to launch the company’s software for an estimated 9 million students in the ...

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