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19 schools closed last Friday

The NSW Department of Education closed 19 schools in central and Western NSW last Friday due to extreme fire danger weather and record-breaking temperatures. Temperatures in Western NSW soared to 40 degrees Celsius on Friday and Saturday, accompanied by hot ...

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Epilepsy training in schools transforms kids lives

Awareness enterprise Epilepsy Smart Schools is calling for mandatory epilepsy training for teachers and schools to avoid 'adverse educational outcomes', which they say can include early school leaving, unemployment, and poverty in adulthood for children with the disorder. Schools are ...

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Strathcona Girls Grammar appoints new principal

Melbourne girls’ school, Strathcona Girls Grammar announced the appointment of its 11th principal to coincide with the school’s centenary year. Lorna Beegan was born and raised in Ireland, where she received degrees from the University of Dublin and University College ...

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Elite Sydney boys’ school moves to co-education

An exclusive all-boys private school in Sydney will overturn more than 160 years of tradition with plans to go fully co-educational by 2033. Newington College, located in the inner west Sydney suburb of Stanmore, will admit its first female students ...

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SA teachers walk off the job

South Australian public school teachers have voted to proceed with a full day strike today after pay and condition negotiations between the union and the government failed to reach an agreement. Thousands of SA teachers will walk off the job ...

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Free classroom management courses for teachers

Teachers will soon get access to three free short courses on classroom management and teaching strategies developed by the University of Adelaide. The short courses will be developed by the University of Adelaide Profesional and Continuing Education (PACE)  and will ...

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Principal holds fort amid teacher shortage

A primary school in country Victoria is set to start 2024 with no year three to six teacher despite multiple efforts to fill the vacancy. Located in a small tourist town approximately 300 km west of Melbourne, Minyip Primary School ...

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