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New education weekly review podcast launches

APN Educational Media is today debuting its new, as yet untitled, weekly review podcast. The new show will look at the nurturing and education of people from preschool age (EarlyLearningReview.com.au), through primary and high school (EducationReview.com.au) and into tertiary education (CampusReview.com.au). The ...

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Principal calls for global education networks

Networking with educators overseas is something every schooling professional should do, one principal has said, as it helps staff and improves kids’ learning. Clayton Reedie, principal of Dalmeny Public School – in Sydney’s south-west – last week scored a $14,000 ...

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Teach creativity, don’t measure it: school leader

You can’t measure creativity, nor the soft skills needed to thrive in jobs and tertiary education, so education should end its obsession with measurement and ranking, a senior educator has argued. Meredith Melville-Jones, director of Sydney’s Bradfield Senior College, said ...

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STEM doesn’t guarantee jobs, wealth

Despite the opening pages of the hot-off-the-press Good Careers Guide preaching STEM and all its glories – the guide’s education chief urged students to pursue careers they’re passionate about, even if they aren’t STEM-related. The Good Careers Guide is the replacement ...

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Design collaboratively, learn the same way: architect

Collaboration is the beating heart of effective vocational education spaces, an architect has said. Mark Freeman, from specialist educational architecture firm Gray Puksand, recently completed a $5.1 million VET facility situated in Melbourne’s Somerville Secondary College. Freeman said he worked closely ...

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Reading aloud more about parental bonding: report

Many parents stop reading aloud to their children to get them reading independently but a new report has found this doesn’t foster a love of reading. The Kids & Family Reading Report – from school book publishing giant Scholastic – elaborated that ...

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Internet bullies anti-cyberbullying tool

If social media is in any position to judge, Headspace’s online anti-cyberbullying tool, named reword, complete with strikethrough, is Orwellian. But Chris Tanti, Headspace chief executive, says this isn’t so and school kids who use the tool don’t feel this way. Similar ...

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Children’s reading skills improve as academics train teachers

Professional learning delivered by academics to teachers in Queensland’s Bowen Basin has improved reading ability in the local schoolchildren. The project involved University of Queensland education experts instructing teachers in local communities. The academics showed the teachers techniques for reading education, and observed ...

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