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USC to honour former school principal

The University of the Sunshine Coast will recognise the inspirational leadership of a former school principal by awarding him an Honorary Senior Fellowship at its graduation ceremony next week. Anthony Vincent will be honoured for his exceptional achievements in developing ...

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City students get cash to teach in the country

Ten final-year, pre-service teachers at Flinders University, who are from the city, have been awarded up to $5000 to undertake extended practicums in South Australian country schools. The funding – provided by the Thyne Reid Foundation – will enable a ...

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Benefits of teaching in regional Australia

In an extended interview education editor Antonia Maiolo spoke to Dale Zawertailo, staff learning and development coordinator at the Scots School in Albury. Zawertailo is a part of a group of educators who have decided to relocate to a regional ...

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Baird pledges teacher mentoring program

The top primary school teachers in NSW would mentor and coach their colleagues under a re-elected Baird Government. Premier Mike Baird made the $224 million funding commitment in Queanbeyan, in the state’s south, where he is campaigning to help Nationals ...

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Teachers are targets of bullies too

Workplace bullying is a huge problem in the education sector and can come from people from above, junior staff, colleagues, pupils and even parents, an employment and labour law expert says. In an extended interview with education editor Antonia Maiolo ...

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A new perspective on professional development

In an extended interview, education editor Antonia Maiolo spoke with Jenny Lewis, an expert in professional development for educators. Lewis, chief executive of Solution Tree, discussed the need for new professional learning agendas that will allow teachers to address the ...

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