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Nature play areas underused by schools: new study

Experts have encouraged primary school teachers to use nature play areas to teach the curriculum and improve students' learning and well-being outcomes. Researchers from the University of South Australia analysed the use of nature play areas in 52 primary schools ...

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Dairy education program enters 10th year

It’s time for other learning areas to mooo-ve over: Dairy Australia’s Picasso Cows program is inspiring primary-aged students to think more about the importance of dairy to their diets and where it comes from. Now in its 10th year, the ...

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Major funding shift in WA

Disadvantaged groups, primary students will gain. High schools are set to receive less funding following a major shake-up of the Western Australia education system. Under a new student-centred funding model, $45 million will be redirected from secondary schools, giving public ...

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Attendance up but learning down

Despite the number of African children enrolled in primary schools increasing from 56 per cent in 1999 to 73 per cent in 2007, experts warn that Africa is still in the midst of an education crisis. About 61 million children ...

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