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The privacy minefield

Protecting students’ information has become an incredibly complex task; breaking data into categories and using common sense can help simplify things. Towards the end of her presentation at Education Review‘s recent 2016 ProtectEd conference in Sydney, Anna Johnston from Salinger ...

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Bomb threat stress test

Scares at schools around the world have all been hoaxes so far, but they still wreak havoc on everyone in the community. It’s the kind of chilling phone call that school administrators dread, and one that leaves them with little ...

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Vic, NZ trade ideas for building design, teaching

School building and refurbishment is now a booming industry in New Zealand and Victoria. And one architect said educators from both sides of the Tasman Sea are trading ideas for their pet projects. New Zealand’s last federal Budget allocated NZ$882.5 ($825.7 million) ...

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Principals directly influence exam results: study

University of Melbourne economists have determined that school principals have a direct impact on students’ scores in standardised testing, such as NAPLAN. Using Victorian Education Department public school data, economist Dr Mick Coelli found that principals who set clear strategic objectives ...

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