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Less admin for NSW public school teachers

The newly-elected NSW government has rolled out its first round of “red tape cuts” aimed at reducing administrative burden on public school teachers. On Wednesday, the government announced it will halve more than 70 mandated policy and process changes next ...

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Should NSW high schools ban mobile phones?

Earlier this month, elite Sydney private school SCEGGS Darlinghurst became the latest to implement a total mobile phone ban for its students, igniting a discussion around technology's impact on student academic performance and wellbeing. This came weeks after north-Sydney's Shore ...

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NSW holds first anti-bullying roundtable

The NSW government has held its first anti-bullying roundtable to improve schools’ response to youth mental health needs and antisocial behaviour. Led by Education Minister Sarah Mitchell, the meeting was the first of an ongoing series that aims to tackle ...

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NSW scraps link between NAPLAN and HSC

The Independent Education Union of Australia (IEUA) has “cautiously welcomed” a decision to scrap plans that would link NAPLAN results with qualifying for the HSC. NSW education minister Rob Stokes today announced the contentious plan would not go ahead, after ...

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Sector unites against cuts

Educational leaders say that slashing funding flies in the face of the recommendations from the Gonski review. The NSW government decision to cut $1.7 billion from the education budget has left many teachers, students, parents and others associated with the ...

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