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Benefits of teaching in regional Australia

In an extended interview education editor Antonia Maiolo spoke to Dale Zawertailo, staff learning and development coordinator at the Scots School in Albury. Zawertailo is a part of a group of educators who have decided to relocate to a regional ...

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Technologies that will form future classrooms

In an extended interview Education Review spoke to Mark Verbloot, Director of Systems Engineering, Aruba Networks ANZ. Verbloot recently presented on the topic of ‘Connecting the classroom of the future with the students of today’ at roundtable at the Future ...

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Teachers to focus on 21st-century skills

In an exclusive interview, we spoke to Dr Michele Bruniges, secretary for the Department of Education and Communities, who presented at the FutureSchools Expo 2015 about pedagogy for the 21st-century teacher. “Technology has always played a role in education, but ...

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Secondary education key to global competitiveness

Secondary education plays a critical role in a nation’s international competitiveness, research has found. The study, led by Macquarie University’s Dr Chris Baumann and co-authored by associate professor Hume Winzar, explored the relationship between educational achievement and a country’s competitiveness ...

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Bringing the world to the classroom

Every day, thousands of Australian schoolchildren are being transported around the globe to some of the world’s most important arts, cultural and science institutions, without even leaving school grounds. This is all possible thanks to virtual excursions – a relatively ...

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Teachers are targets of bullies too

Workplace bullying is a huge problem in the education sector and can come from people from above, junior staff, colleagues, pupils and even parents, an employment and labour law expert says. In an extended interview with education editor Antonia Maiolo ...

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Study habits to help kids ace that test

Taking a break, staying focused and practicing past papers are just some of the tips education expert Ciaran Smyth has for children when it comes to studying for big exams. Smyth, an education expert from YourTutor.com.au spoke to education editor ...

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School surveillance called threat to privacy, trust

Australia must be cautious when it comes to introducing school surveillance practices common in the UK and US, a University of Adelaide criminologist has warned. Associate professor Andrew Hope said surveillance in schools can undermine privacy, erode trust, stigmatise individuals ...

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Time outs can lead to tuning out, researcher says

Naughty corners and time outs and are common disciplinary actions in the classroom but an education expert has warned that these techniques could make student disengagement worse. University of South Australia researcher Dr Anna Sullivan said research has shown that ...

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