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Education spending ‘incoherent’: Mitchell Institute

An education policy and research body has rebuked the government for its approach to sector funding, calling it "disjointed". Victoria University's Mitchell Institute, in its report Expenditure on Education and Training in Australia 2017, based its view on 2015-16 federal, state ...

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Rural literacy program receives funding

A new literacy and numeracy program for remote students has received a boost, after the federal government allocated a further $4.1 million to the initiative. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham made the funding announcement after the release of ...

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Ten-year-olds code on government’s tab

Sid Jain, a serious looking ten-year-old, was so entranced by coding his eyes didn’t leave the screen when I asked him his name. Though he assured me he was “having fun” as he completed the below task. Jain’s year 5 ...

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