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Workforce automation to hit young Australians over next decade

Workforce automation to hit young Australians over next decade

Research from the Foundation for Young Australians has revealed that almost two thirds of Australian students are training for jobs that won't exist or are set to change drastically in the future.
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Queensland to benefit from significant education spend in state budget

Queensland to benefit from significant education spend in state budget

Education is a clear winner in the Queensland Budget 2015-16, with $12.4 billion in funding provided for the vocational sector, schools and the teaching profession.
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Should maths and science be compulsory in Year 12?

Should maths and science be compulsory in Year 12?

Federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne has put forward a proposal to enforce study of a maths or science subject in Year 12. We take a look at what the changes would mean for your child, as well as some of the arguments on both sides.
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Choosing the right school for your child

Choosing the right school for your child

Choosing a school is no easy feat. There's a lot to consider and it's made no simpler by the many ways in which schools vary.
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Academic terminology glossary

Academic terminology glossary

If you feel like you're trying to learn another language when reading about your child's schooling, we explain some of the jargon you may encounter.
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Review calls for shake-up of Australian Curriculum

Review calls for shake-up of Australian Curriculum

A review of the Australian Curriculum is pushing for a 'back to basics' approach to what has been described as an overcrowded curriculum.
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An update on education news in your state

An update on education news in your state

There's always a lot going on in the education sector, so it can be hard to keep up. To help you out, we've summarised some of the biggest news items affecting school education.
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A guide to apprenticeships and traineeships

A guide to apprenticeships and traineeships

If your child is looking for a practical training option, an apprenticeship or traineeship may be of interest.
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Helping your child manage study stress

Helping your child manage study stress

As students come into the second half of the school year, many parents will be wondering how they can help their Year 12 child deal with the stress and pressures of their final few months at school.
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How independent public schools may change Australian education

How independent public schools may change Australian education

Earlier this year, the federal government pledged $70 million to assist public schools to exercise greater autonomy through the Independent Public Schools (IPS) initiative.
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What the Budget means for your child's schooling

What the Budget means for your child's schooling

Released in May, the federal government's Budget will see Australian families facing a number of changes, many of which will affect school and further education.
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Top 10 educational apps for kids

Top 10 educational apps for kids

Smartphones and tablets and the apps that go with them can have a reputation for being time wasters and distractions, but they aren't just for games or social networking.
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Survey reveals the cost of an Australian school education

Survey reveals the cost of an Australian school education

A survey conducted by the Australian Scholarships Group (ASG) has exposed the price of an Australian school education, revealing the costs parents can expect to pay to put their children through the government, Catholic and independent school sectors.&

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Victorian Government announces plans for online school exams

Victorian Government announces plans for online school exams

Victorian school exams could soon be completed online under an assessment overhaul proposed by the state government.
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An update on independent public schools

An update on independent public schools

The federal government has committed to assisting a quarter of the country's public schools to gain independent status by 2017.
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