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Hackers steal student info from Victorian school

Hackers have stolen student information from a Melbourne high school, posting it online and sending emails to parents pretending to be from the principal. The Victorian Education Department is working with police to identify hackers who illegally downloaded information from ...

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Catholic schools to determine own funding

The federal government has no plans to directly fund individual Catholic schools despite data showing needy schools are being short-changed up to $1.5 million a year to keep fees low in wealthy areas. Education minister Simon Birmingham said the government ...

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Pyne blasts ‘dishonest’ Catholic schools

A senior Turnbull minister has blasted Catholic schools for running a “dishonest” campaign against the federal government’s new school funding plans. And an education policy expert has accused the sector of cherrypicking examples that don’t show the reality for most Catholic ...

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Strong demand for soft skills: Deloitte

We’re not soft enough. That is, when it comes to our skills. That’s the conclusion of a report by Deloitte Access Economics, commissioned by DeakinCo, a workforce professional development provider. The report, Soft Skills for Business Success, found that demand ...

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Demystifying how school funding will fare in the future

As the nation’s politicians restart arguments over school funding and count Senate votes, principals are wondering what will happen to their budgets and students. The federal government says it will add $18.6 billion funding over the next decade, moving every ...

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