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Unique program tackles bullying in schools: Podcast

Having been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, Samwise Holmes’s high school years were characterised by relentless bullying, constant feelings of isolation and even having his head flushed down a toilet. But being subjected to such extensive and cruel bullying didn’t defeat ...

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The importance of early reading instruction

Professor Pamela Snow is head of the La Trobe Rural Health School and will soon become Professor of Cognitive Psychology in the School of Education at La Trobe. In this podcast, Snow talks about how blended reading approaches, which are ...

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Podcast: Issue of the week – ATAR overhaul?

This week NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell announced she wanted “an overhaul” of ATAR. Her decision was based on research showing the population has lost faith in it and it was causing students too much stress. As 61,000 NSW students ...

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Leadership in Education part 3: Dr Susan Long

Dr Susan Long has taught in various roles, states and even countries since the 1980s. Her PhD focused on maths and science education, and she is passionate about inspiring people who don’t necessarily aspire to become leaders in schools to ...

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