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Eight-year-olds ‘making pornography’: #esafety17

‘Australia’s foremost cyber safety expert’ Susan McLean has some news: the average age at which an Australian child first views pornography is now eight. Disturbing? Yes. Truthful? No. The statistic is “definitely not” supported by research, an academic expert in the ...

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Catholic heads almost in the cloud

Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) is no longer daydreaming. The body once imagined implementing a cloud-based learning platform across its 163 schools, and now they’re actually doing it. Seventy-eight thousand students – from Broome to Beagle Bay – will be signed up to ...

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The joy of making a difference

A love of teaching and a commitment to leadership and professional learning have helped Scone Grammar’s head of primary inspire others to great success. Graeme Feeney’s career as an educator has taken him from the Blue Mountains in NSW, across ...

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Leading with literacy

One principal’s passion for creating caring, empathic citizens who value literacy and learning. A love of reading is what brings many an educator to the profession, but Helen Chatto has taken her career-long passion for literacy all the way to ...

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Beating boredom

Is there a trajectory of boredom in students’ school spaces? In Australia, there are approximately 6661 government schools, 1717 catholic schools and 1015 independent schools that provide outdoor spaces for students to engage with each day for learning and developmental ...

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Young people lost, disenchanted with careers and advice

Our educational institutions are failing our young people, a survey has determined. Youth career coaching firm TwoPointZero asked 1,000 Australians aged 16 to 24 a range of questions about their career aspirations and realities. They found a gulf between the two. For instance, ...

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