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School, uni students march against Adani coal mine

Thousands of people have protested Indian mining giant Adani’s plans to dig a new thermal coal mine in Queensland and have called on state and federal governments as well as the federal opposition to stop it going ahead. Protesters marched ...

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Minister flags national curriculum review

The national curriculum needs to be decluttered and simplified to help Australian students excel, the education minister says. Dan Tehan has flagged a review of the curriculum, which could see revamped learning goals for Australian schoolchildren. “What I’m hearing from ...

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Countering the ‘Trump effect’ on school bullying

Every FLOTUS in recent history has had a main cause. Nancy Reagan’s was ‘Just Say No’ to drugs. Barbara Bush’s was literacy. Michelle Obama’s was tackling childhood obesity. Currently, Melania Trump aims to stamp out cyberbullying. Many claim this is ironic considering ...

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Abbott: pay remote area teachers more, waive uni debts

Tony Abbott has recommended boosting pay and conditions for teachers in remote areas, including waiving university debts, to improve the quality of indigenous education. The former prime minister also suggests deducting fines imposed on parents for breaking truancy rules from ...

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USYD tops NSW, ACT student preferences

Another university application data dump, another Go8 domination. The University of Sydney has once again led first and total preliminary preferences among NSW and ACT domestic undergraduate university applicants. Also (per the previous year) UNSW, UTS, WSU, Macquarie and UON followed. USYD slightly ...

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Would you like to effect change at a more senior level and prepare for potential roles in leadership, research, advocacy and policy in the education sector? Empower yourself to make a difference by building your knowledge and honing your skills ...

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