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How bullying is being eliminated in Australian schools

How bullying is being eliminated in Australian schools

The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) launched the National Safe Schools Framework in 2011 with the belief that all students should be able to learn and develop in safe and supportive environments.
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How the government is closing the gap

How the government is closing the gap

The federal government's annual report detailing initiatives to close the gap between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous population has found that a number of the goals listed in the 2011 report have seen improvement.
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NAPLAN National Report released

NAPLAN National Report released

The second stage of the 2011 NAPLAN testing results have been released, following the September release of the initial NAPLAN Summary Report and the distribution of individual student reports.
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Victorian primary schools welcome maths and science specialists

Victorian primary schools welcome maths and science specialists

Victorian government primary schools have welcomed 100 mathematics and science teaching specialists into classrooms in time for the new school year.
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Mid-year VCE exams come to an end

Mid-year VCE exams come to an end

The Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority will scrap mid-year VCE exams in 2013.
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How to support your child through Year 12 exams

How to support your child through Year 12 exams

As the end of the month draws near, so too do the end of year exams and stressful times for many Year 12 students and their parents.

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Students to trial VCE thesis subject

Students to trial VCE thesis subject

Up to 15 Victorian schools will next year be trialling a proposed new thesis subject for Year 12 VCE students.
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2011 NAPLAN results look promising

2011 NAPLAN results look promising

The preliminary results from the 2011 NAPLAN tests are looking promising, with more than 90 per cent of students who took part in the literacy and numeracy testing meeting the minimum national standard.
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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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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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Religion in Victorian Government schools

Religion in Victorian Government schools

In recent months Victoria has been in uproar over the issue of religious education in government schools.
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