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The school that reinvented itself

Imagine being the principal of a school with just two students. But if that wasn't bad enough, imagine the school had a poor reputation, too. That was the predicament facing new acting principal Chris Burgess of Taradale Primary School, 100km ...

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Road safety boost for Vic schools

A $23.9 million state budget boost will improve road safety around Victorian schools. The funds will be used to extend the school crossing supervisor program, improve pedestrian crossings, and install electronic variable speed limit signs on high risk roads. "School crossings ...

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In-house lawyers for schools?

Victoria already has them, but next month law professionals will convene to decide whether other Australian states need lawyers stationed in schools. The question will be the focus of discussion at the Community Legal Centres Masterclass in Brisbane on March ...

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Prebuilt classrooms may be way of the future

As the Australian population and school enrolments continue to grow, prebuilt modular classrooms may be the solution the education sector needs. This is the opinion of University of Melbourne researchers, who are currently working with BHA Project Management and the Victorian ...

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Teachers strike in Victoria and Queensland

Victorian state school teachers have come out in force with almost 40,000 going on strike, and in Queensland about 17 Catholic schools closed during an industrial dispute, while others ran with skeleton staff. Teachers at 171 of Queensland's 292 Catholic ...

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Victorian teachers hopeful of pay rise

Victorian teachers are hoping a deal giving pay increases to public servants will pave the way for their own negotiations. About 36,000 workers covered by the public service agreement will get 2.77 per cent average increases over four years, plus a one-off ...

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