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Co-ed trend grows: Liverpool high schools to merge

Two public high schools in Sydney’s southwest have become the latest NSW schools to go co-ed. On Monday, families at Liverpool Boys High School and Liverpool Girls High School were informed the two neighbouring campuses will merge into one brand-new co-ed school, with capacity ...

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Cranbrook responds to Old School

The Cranbrook School council has hit back at claims made in Monday night's ABC Four Corners program, that the school has a history of sexual abuse and misconduct among staff and students, declaring that it handles disputes with “care and confidentially” ...

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Asbestos testing now in Qld schools

Asbestos-tainted compost may have been used at a top Queensland private school and a dog park, with urgent testing underway to determine if the soil has come from a contaminated stockpile. Authorities are still racing to identify how much contaminated compost has ...

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Counsellors can’t fill school counsellor roles

Qualified counsellors are not considered for public school counselling roles in any state but Victoria despite nationwide school mental health practitioner (MHP) shortages. The Victorian Department of Education will now allow registered counsellors to fill MHP roles in secondary schools ...

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Union finds $30bn school infrastructure divide

A scathing report produced by the Australian Education Union (AEU) found five top private schools spent more money on capital works than governments did for 3,372 public schools, over half the public schools in the country, in 2021. It also ...

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