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Gonski school funding reform bill introduced to parliament

Gonski school funding reform bill introduced to parliament

The Australian Education Bill has been introduced to parliament in response to the Gonski review of school funding.
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When should children start school?

When should children start school?

Every now and then, questions arise about the right age for children to start school. Some worry about the best age for primary school entry, others about the maturity level required before children can (or should) progress to secondary school.
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How to help your child prepare for secondary school

How to help your child prepare for secondary school

If your child is getting ready to make the move to secondary school, there are a few things you can do to ensure a smooth transition.
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Children and social media

Children and social media

In light of negative publicity concerning children's social media use, it's important that you get acquainted with some of the risks involved and ensure that your child understands how to use social media safely.
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Single-sex versus coeducational schooling

Single-sex versus coeducational schooling

One of the biggest concerns (and sources of confusion!) for parents deciding where to send their children is whether to send them to a coeducational or single-sex school.
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How have the government's efforts to 'close the gap' affected education?

How have the government's efforts to 'close the gap' affected education?

A report released by the New South Wales Auditor-General has indicated that no significant progress has been made over the past ten years in terms of improving literacy among Indigenous students.
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Do Australian schools need more sport?

Do Australian schools need more sport?

With the Olympics having come to an end, media reports continue to discuss suggestions that there is too little emphasis on sport in Australian schools.
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Queensland

Queensland

IB in Queensland
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New South Wales

New South Wales

IB in New South Wales
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Victoria

Victoria

IB in Victoria

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How to help your child get ready for exams

How to help your child get ready for exams

While there's no set way to provide the 'best' support base during exam time, rest assured that there are a number of ways in which you can help.

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Tips for career planning with your child

Tips for career planning with your child

As a parent, you play a vital role in helping your child sift through their career options. Read on for a few tips to help you approach the careers conversation.

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Coalition rejects Gonski reforms

Coalition rejects Gonski reforms

The Coalition Government has revealed that it will repeal any legislation passed to introduce the Gonski reforms if elected next year.
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School open days

School open days

Secondary school open days give parents a chance to visit schools of interest to determine whether they are the right fit for their child.

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Australian Curriculum update

Australian Curriculum update

With the first phase of the Australian Curriculum underway, read on for an update of what's been happening in 2012.
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