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Risk culture pervades school playground

Risk anxiety amongst teachers and parents is invading the school playground and could lead to inactivity and boredom, a Charles Darwin University researcher is suggesting in a new report. International Graduate Centre of Education researcher and lecturer Dr Brendon Hyndman ...

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Classroom collaboration and the digital space

Collaboration is becoming increasingly important for the modern classroom particularly when it comes to improving productivity and effectiveness through technology, a roundtable discussion heard yesterday at a conference in Brisbane. Matthew O’Brien, head of strategic planning at Brisbane Boys College ...

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Laying roots in Oman

A University of New England researcher is taking a school vegetable garden program global to help encourage healthy eating and combat obesity. UNE’s professor Neil Taylor is working with professor Abdullah Ambusaidi and Dr Rashid Al-Yahya of the Sultan Qaboos ...

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School segregation exacerbates inequality

Segregation by wealth in the school system is a threat to Australia’s education performance, a new report says. The next wave of gains in student achievement will depend on schools and education systems learning to collaborate with other schools, community ...

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Budget fails on schools, disabilities: AEU

The Australian Education Union is disappointed with the federal Budget. The AEU has said the spending plan abandons the promise to students with disability and confirms real cuts to schools by ending Gonski funding. AEU federal president Correna Haythorpe said the lack ...

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