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No water bottles allowed in this classroom

A prestigious school in Victoria is facing backlash from parents and students after banning water bottles in the classroom. Ballarat Clarendon College announced it was starting a “water trial” for students in Years 5 to 9, which will see students leave their drink ...

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Whole language should be banned: Grattan Institute

One-third of Australian children can't read this sentence. The Grattan Institute says that fact is a preventable tragedy that will cost Australia $40bn over those students' lifetimes. All schools should use a 'structured literacy' approach to teach reading with a ...

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Inquiry into civics and citizenship education

A parliamentary committee on Wednesday afternoon announced an inquiry into civics education, participation and engagement in Australia. The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters will investigate how effective education about government operations and policymaking currently is, what approaches schools and ...

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