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Teaching students healthy food habits

01 March, 2023

One in four children aged 4–15 years old is overweight in Australia, according to Australian Institute of Health and Welfare data.

Rethinking religious education in public schools

28 February, 2023

There needs to be an overhaul of religious education programs in public schools, according to a Monash University expert.

More power for school principals

22 February, 2023

Principals at public schools would receive more autonomy over hiring teachers under a NSW Government election promise.

Bright Future STEM program visits Queensland schools

21 February, 2023

Various resource and energy sector employers will visit more than 1100 Queensland students to inspire STEM careers.

Partnership aims to end disadvantage in education

16 February, 2023

Teach for Australia and Rokt have partnered up to support graduates to teach in understaffed schools.

Education not preparing students for job market: research

14 February, 2023

Only 37% of young Australians feel very prepared by their education for the job market, according to new research from Qualtrics.

Regional teachers to receive financial incentives

10 February, 2023

Teachers who move to regional and remote parts of NSW will receive a suite of financial incentives to assist them.

New admin roles rolled out in schools

07 February, 2023

As part of a plan to lighten the workload for teachers, 200 new administration roles have been created in NSW schools.

Partnership inspires STEM careers

06 February, 2023

Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB Australia) and Bentley Systems have announced a three-year partnership.

Boosting STEM activities through science grants

01 February, 2023

Grants of up to $20K are available in Queensland for projects and activities that increase participation in STEM.

Strict teachers outperformed: study

25 January, 2023

According to a study by the University of Essex and University of Reading, strict-sounding teachers are worse at inspiring students than their kind colleagues.

Pay cap must be scrapped, teacher workload addressed

19 January, 2023

In order to redress the teacher shortage, the NSW Government must scrap its cap on government employees, according to the IEUA.

Male gender bias deterring men in education: study

11 January, 2023

New research suggests that gender bias makes men less likely to seek out careers in early education and other female-dominated fields.

Calls for proper state govt education funding

13 December, 2022

A new report has highlighted education underfunding by almost every state and territory government in Australia.

Training program sees schools train their own teachers

06 December, 2022

Trainee teachers at 10 Christian Tasmanian schools will work in these schools for their entire tertiary education.

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