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Partnership aims to overcome educational inequality

12 April, 2024

The EduTECH festival has announced its support for the Smith Family, in an effort to champion educational equality.

Student dies on school trip, charges laid

12 April, 2024

A Melbourne school and an adventure travel company have been charged after a student died following an overseas trip in 2019.

Premiers' Reading Challenge launched

03 April, 2024

The 2024 Premiers' Reading Challenge has been launched in Victoria, encouraging children to read more books across the year.

Worrying about how sick days affect grades: study

03 April, 2024

New research suggests that parents are sometimes unsure whether their child should stay home from school if they are unwell.

One-stop-shop education ecosystem launched

03 April, 2024

New software has been launched that connects education institutions, agents and students via an automated platform.

The importance of lifting school attendance rates

19 March, 2024

A new campaign that reinforces the importance of good school attendance has been launched by the NSW Government.

Belonging at school: the impact on wellbeing

05 March, 2024

The role that school belonging plays in promoting mental health has been explored in a new study.

Report highlights school funding inequity

04 March, 2024

The stark funding gap between private and public schools has been revealed by a new report, according to the NSW Teachers Federation.

Heat risks and unsafe schools disrupt learning

21 February, 2024

Extreme heat and fire risks are affecting Australian students, with record temperatures forcing school closures.

Education workers and the right to disconnect

20 February, 2024

Enshrining the 'right to disconnect' in legislation is a win for education workers, according to the IEU-QNT.

The importance of men in early education

07 February, 2024

A national childhood workforce strategy is needed to encourage more men into early learning professions, according to education experts.

Why the 'big little leap' to kindergarten matters

07 February, 2024

According to an Ohio State University study, a child's transition to kindergarten plays a key role in their success at school.

Addressing teacher shortages: more action needed

06 February, 2024

With almost 2000 full-time teacher positions unfilled, there are calls for more to be done to address teacher shortages.

Why start-of-term teacher wellbeing matters for everyone

05 February, 2024

Research suggests that investing in teacher wellbeing not only benefits teachers and students, but also society more broadly.

Tackling the digital skills shortage

06 December, 2023

The NSW Digital Skills and Workforce Compact was recently launched by the NSW Government.

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