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NSW Attendance plummets, Sydney to host global maths congress and other top news.

NSW Attendance plummets, Sydney to host global maths congress and other top news.

20th July 2019 - What's happening to the attendance rates at schools and Woolaware Public School shares a cute story.

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Funding boost for non-government sectors

Funding boost for non-government sectors

A stack of cash has been committed to the Catholic and independent sectors.

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 Remote situation for rural schools

Remote situation for rural schools

Shortages of teachers in rural areas is nothing new. In fact, it has been a problem for more than a century, as teaching graduates struggle to deal with a range of issues.

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Has Gonski missed the mark with needs-based funding?

Has Gonski missed the mark with needs-based funding?

The Top End should be a priority area for education.

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Queensland students to receive ATARs from 2019

Queensland students to receive ATARs from 2019

Queensland Education Minister Kate Jones has revealed details of the state's senior secondary overhaul, with the Overall Position (OP) set to be replaced by the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).

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National curriculum update

National curriculum update

Implementation of the Australian Curriculum has continued in 2015, with all states and territories now teaching the national syllabus for English, Mathematics and Science from Foundation to Year 10.
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Government puts university fee deregulation on hold

Government puts university fee deregulation on hold

If your child is looking at their post-school study options, you may be concerned about the higher education reforms introduced in last year's Federal Budget - primarily the proposed deregulation of university fees.
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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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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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Top-five schooling systems goal in doubt after international tests

Top-five schooling systems goal in doubt after international tests

Results of international reading, mathematics and science tests have shown that Australia's education standards are falling behind international benchmarks.
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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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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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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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Changes to National School Chaplaincy Program

Changes to National School Chaplaincy Program

The Australian Government has announced that it will be introducing changes to the National School Chaplaincy Program.
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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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