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NSW delays national curriculum

NSW delays national curriculum

The NSW Government has announced that it will delay its implementation of the national curriculum until 2014.
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Victorian Government cuts $12 million from VCAL

Victorian Government cuts $12 million from VCAL

There are fears that some Victorian schools may have to axe the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) option for Year 11 and 12 students.
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Languages in Victorian schools

Languages in Victorian schools

The Baillieu government is threatening to deviate from the new national curriculum over its downplaying of language teaching.
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Appointment of new Digital Education Advisory Group

Appointment of new Digital Education Advisory Group

The Commonwealth Government has announced the formation of a Digital Education Advisory Group made up of leading education and IT experts, which will strive to pave the way for incorporating new technology into the classroom.
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Australian Government review of school funding

Australian Government review of school funding

Schools across Australia are set for change as a result of the current Review of Funding for Schooling, the first comprehensive review that the nation has undergone since 1973.
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Religious education

Religious education

Religious instruction in Victorian schools takes a number of forms across the various school sectors and often plays an important part in the school curriculum.
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Maths and science initiatives to be cut

Maths and science initiatives to be cut

Victoria's $57 million maths and sciences coaches program will be discontinued at the end of the year as part of the $441 million in cuts to be made to the education budget over the next four years.
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Protecting your child from cyberbullying

Protecting your child from cyberbullying

Protecting your child from cyberbullying

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Cyber bullying in schools

Cyber bullying in schools

Schools, parents and children in Melbourne and across the country are struggling to deal with the effects of cyber bullying.

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General education in Victoria

General education in Victoria

Almost all schools use Years 7 to 10 to give their students a solid grounding in the most important areas of learning and a chance to find out what they like and are good at before they specialise.
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University entrance

University entrance

You should start discussing tertiary options with your child when they are in Year 9 or 10, before they have to select subjects for their HSC, QCE or VCE.

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NAPLAN

NAPLAN

National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy
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Victorian curriculum in Years 7 to 12

Victorian curriculum in Years 7 to 12

The development of a national curriculum continues and further information can be found on the VCAA and ACARA websites.
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Alternatives to university

Alternatives to university

Not all school leavers go on to university-level courses. Entry to apprenticeships, or certificate-level courses in a multitude of fields, from apparel manufacture to secretarial studies, does not require an ATAR.
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