Data defies reports of academic decline in Australian schools

The study, by Dr Sally Larsen at the University of New England, collates 25 years of publicly available data from the four major standardised assessments undertaken by Australian students, and…

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Arts education micro-credential to elevate students’ social skills

It will be of benefit to those seeking to enhance their pedagogical practices to specifically embrace the development of primary school aged students’ socialisation and self-management skills through enriching arts…

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Volunteers help children overcome education inequities

Volunteers can commit to as little as an hour a week or participate in longer term roles. A range of opportunities are available to help children in need through tutoring…

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Teachers take to social media to highlight profession’s TikTok-ing time-bomb

But while social platforms and forums such as TikTok and Reddit serve as a space for teachers to vent their dissatisfactions, Dr Fiona Longmuir says the same platforms can be…

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Evidence-based approach to learning and teaching

La Trobe School of Education staff will take part in webinars coordinated by Think Forward Educators for its member network and La Trobe will also provide funding of $150,000 to…

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‘Make me a sandwich’: our survey’s disturbing picture of how some boys treat their teachers

As part of an ongoing, broader study into how online worlds are shaping students and teaching, colleagues* and I are surveying South Australian teachers about sexist and other anti-social views…

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Age verification for social media would impact all of us. We asked parents and kids if they actually want it

Experts point out implementing these tools effectively (so they aren’t easily by-passed) will be complicated – and any such system could come with data security risk. Internet freedom groups have…

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A commitment to volunteering keeps community sport alive

For people considering sharing their own time and expertise as a volunteer in kids' community sport, Jacob Daniels has one clear message: "Do it!"

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New Dylan Alcott scholarship aims to empower students living with disability

“Supporting students to go to a university like Flinders is important to the Dylan Alcott Foundation, so that we can break down barriers and misconceptions, and enable equal opportunities to…

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New research reveals a learning curve for school play space creation

For schools considering implementing curved spaces via the installation of play surfaces on school grounds, there are many options available, with a range of surface types, including soft-fall, artificial turf…

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As one Victorian university orders a pro-Palestine encampment removed, some students and academics are pushing back

Organisers of the protests have been told by Deakin University to dismantle and remove the encampment immediately. One reason given for the order is the “unacceptable behaviour of protesters” that…

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Esteemed religion journalist receives honorary doctorate

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School tuckshop volunteers left in limbo after migrant cooking program cancelled

The news is a disappointing blow for program facilitator, Queensland Association of School Tuckshops’ CEO, Deanne Wooden, who describes the program as a win-win for volunteers, school students and the tuckshops,…

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Australian teenagers are curious but have some of the most disruptive maths classes in the OECD

Their findings highlight concerns for Australian education, such as persistently poor outcomes for disadvantaged students and higher stress levels experienced by girls. We need to better understand why this is…

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Fair Dinkum! For international students and immigrants, Aussie slang takes a decade to learn

Mr Wilding told EducationDaily the cost-of-living crisis is currently one of the biggest challenges currently facing international students visiting Australia - especially for those international students who are working while…

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