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Tips for helping school refusers get back to class

For up to 5 per cent of students, just thinking about going to school can lead to panic attacks, headaches and stomach pains. Most of these kids are frequently absent from school, often with parental consent. The students have an emotional disorder that mental ...

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Single-sex schools may pay off better than priciest education

An analysis of Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority data shows that the priciest private schools don’t necessarily produce students with better academic results than ones that cost less, and that putting kids in single-sex schools makes more of a difference. The Good Education Group (GEG), a private ...

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Classroom shift: positioning students as creators

An alternate approach to the traditional classroom teaching model has been working its way into Australian schools, enhancing the way students learn and discover. Known as project-based learning, it positions students as creators and authoritarians rather than just content consumers, ...

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