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Australia Post Education Hub connects kids

27 January, 2022

A new education hub launched by Australia Post is encouraging teachers to get their students involved in its Pen Pal Club.

Bringing retired teachers back 'unworkable': IEU

18 January, 2022

Calls by NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet to rely on retired teachers and fast-tracked professional accreditation have been rejected by the IEU.

COVID booster shot mandated for NSW teachers

13 January, 2022

School-based staff will now be required to receive their third booster shot, following changes made to mandatory vaccination regulations by the NSW Government.

Onsite teaching resumes after strike

09 December, 2021

Schools in NSW have resumed onsite teaching and learning following strike action by teachers.

Teachers will defy orders to stop strike action

03 December, 2021

The Industrial Relations Commission has ordered the NSW Teachers Federation to stop strike action planned for Tuesday, 7 December.

Independent schools consult on mandatory vaccination

01 December, 2021

All non-government school employers are being called upon to follow consultation requirements following a mandatory vaccination directive.

Department fined over disabled student's death

30 November, 2021

The death of a seven-year-old student has led to a conviction and $200,000 fine for the Victorian Department of Education and Training.

Connecting STEM graduates with industry

29 November, 2021

Government-funded scholarships are helping ANSTO connect STEM graduates with industry to work on real-world challenges.

Expanding rapid antigen testing rollout in schools

25 November, 2021

NSW schools will make use of rapid antigen home testing (RAHT) to minimise disruptions to learning in schools.

Overcoming STEM barriers for girls and women

25 November, 2021

The best strategies to increase the number of girls in STEM and IT education have been identified in a new report from Monash University.

Tech partnership for education in Africa

22 November, 2021

A partnership has been formed between Epson and World Mobile (WM) to support education in Africa.

Changes to COVID workers comp clause in schools

16 November, 2021

The NSW Government has proposed changes to the Workers Compensation Act 1987 relating to staff who catch COVID-19.

Free rapid antigen tests for Victorian schools

12 November, 2021

To reduce disruption caused by COVID-19, the Victorian Government is introducing free rapid antigen testing in schools.

Connecting every school to the internet

03 November, 2021

One million schools around the world have been mapped as part of a partnership with Ericsson and UNICEF.

How children's brains retain language

29 October, 2021

Researchers have been studying how specific brain regions activate as toddlers remember new words while sleeping.

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