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From Indigenous statistic to school principal

Reconciliation Week is a special time. It provides an opportunity to both think about what still needs to change in Indigenous Australians’ lives and also celebrate what has been achieved. Nicole Wade’s story belongs in the latter. The school principal, ...

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Award-winning teacher’s equation for success

Dr Kevin Larkin can no longer claim to be an ordinary teacher. The Senior Lecturer (Mathematics Education) at Griffith University has just scooped the title of 2018 Australian University Teacher of the Year. As one of the 13 winners at the Australian ...

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Teachers’ HECS debt to be waived: Close the Gap

Despite efforts of successive cabinets, the gap between indigenous and non-indigenous outcomes has yet to be closed. Prime Minister Scott Morrison hopes a new plan will at least reduce it educationally. Unveiled today, it entails waiving the HECS debts of 3,100 ...

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Are you ready to make a difference?

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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English grammar – how can teachers upskill?

In recent years, there has been ongoing discussion about whether mainstream primary and high school teachers are sufficiently prepared to fully implement the language components of the Australian Curriculum. Over the past decades, educators have successfully delivered the functional genre ...

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