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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.

Transitioning back to in-class learning

28 October, 2021

With NSW and Victoria emerging from lockdown, the Student Wellbeing Hub has updated its COVID-19 wellbeing resource page.

Students learn science from local Indigenous people

25 October, 2021

A new science initiative in 20 schools will connect the Western Australian Curriculum to Aboriginal knowledge.

Air quality insurance program for NSW schools

21 October, 2021

The NSW Government is providing $100 million to ensure that safe ventilation systems are in place for students returning to classroom learning.

How COVID-19 changed school psychology practices

19 October, 2021

A new study has highlighted the need to develop appropriate access to psychology services for students, with COVID-19 causing many changes to school operations.

Teacher shortages occurring across NSW

12 October, 2021

Teacher shortages are now already evident throughout NSW, according to the Independent Education Union (IEU).

HSC students permitted a 'study bubble'

08 October, 2021

NSW Health advice now allows HSC students to study at school with four of their peers, during the lead-up to their exams.

NSW schools to return to classrooms earlier

07 October, 2021

All NSW students will return to onsite lessons by 25 October, the NSW Government has announced.

Keeping special needs students connected

05 October, 2021

Two Sydney schools that cater for students with special learning needs are finding innovative ways to keep their students engaged during the lockdown.

Government allows 'friends bubble' for school children

27 September, 2021

As the NSW Government continues to relax COVID restrictions, children whose parents are fully vaccinated can now form a friends bubble.

Embedding consent education into the curriculum

21 September, 2021

A roundtable discussion is due to be held about how best to teach respectful relationships, sex and consent within schools.

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