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Lack of independent play harming mental health

14 March, 2023

The rise in mental health disorders among school-aged children could be attributed to fewer opportunities for them to play without direct adult supervision.

Melbourne's Alamanda College graduates to AI‑driven network operations

07 March, 2023

Alamanda College, a government school in Melbourne's fast-growing southwest corridor, offers top-level education for 3000 students in years K–9.

"Attack" on qualifications damages teaching profession

07 March, 2023

Investigations into the feasibility of a one-year education Master's degree is an attack on teaching qualifications, according to the AEU.

Student wellbeing "hits new low", data shows

03 March, 2023

The classroom crisis in NSW has been underscored by Department of Education data, according to the NSW Teachers Federation.

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.

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