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Gonski school funding reform update

Gonski school funding reform update

In light of the federal government's recent political turmoil and leadership change, you may be wondering how the Gonski school funding reforms have been affected. Let us fill you in on the state of affairs as they now stand.
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Digital learning in Australian classrooms

Digital learning in Australian classrooms

A new report by the federal government's Digital Education Advisory Group (DEAG) has stressed the importance of transforming teaching and learning through digital education.
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Steps to take if your child is having problems at school

Steps to take if your child is having problems at school

It's hard to know what to do when you notice that your child is having problems at school. Here we describe three of the most common problems faced by children at school and what you can do to help.
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Gonski school funding reform details released

Gonski school funding reform details released

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has released her plan for school funding reform as part of the federal government's National Plan for School Improvement. Here we summarise the key details of the government's proposed new funding scheme.
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The benefits of student exchange for your child

The benefits of student exchange for your child

If you are considering broadening your child's secondary school experience, what better way than through a student exchange?
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Discussing tertiary education with your child

Discussing tertiary education with your child

If your child is coming up to their final years of secondary school, you may be wondering when you should begin discussing their post-school options and how.
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Private school fees soar in comparison between government, independent and Catholic schools

Private school fees soar in comparison between government, independent and Catholic schools

Adding to ongoing discussion about the cost of education in Australia, figures released by the Australian Scholarships Group this week have highlighted the increasing cost of private schooling in comparison to government and Catholic schooling.
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How to help your child prepare for the new school year

How to help your child prepare for the new school year

Getting ready for a new school year can be daunting. To make the process a little easier, we've provided some tips to help you prepare your child for the new year.
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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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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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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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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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What to do if your child is unhappy at school

What to do if your child is unhappy at school

Like adults in the workplace, it's important to remember that your child will not always be happy at school... whether due to academic pressures, issues within friendship groups or inadequate support from teaching staff.
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The advantages and disadvantages of selective entry high schools

The advantages and disadvantages of selective entry high schools

Read on to find out the potential pros and cons of choosing a selective entry government school.
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