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Is mental health taken seriously in schools?

Is mental health taken seriously in schools?

Mental health is a serious issue in Australian schools, and it shouldn't be ignored.

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Is it time for a nationwide school uniform policy?

Is it time for a nationwide school uniform policy?

There has been a push for national reform as more schools begin to challenge 'outdated' uniform policies. 

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Learning a second language in primary school

Learning a second language in primary school

Should LOTE education become a core component of Australian curriculum? 

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Gonski 2.0: A quick guide to what you need to know

Gonski 2.0: A quick guide to what you need to know

The priorities, recommendations and findings of David Gonski's review into Australian schools. 
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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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Budget 2017/2018: Breaking down Gonski 2.0

Budget 2017/2018: Breaking down Gonski 2.0

Find out how Gonksi 2.0 will influence the school sector.

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State budget wrap up: New South Wales and Queensland

State budget wrap up: New South Wales and Queensland

After the release of the Federal and Victorian budgets last month, the 2016-17 New South Wales and Queensland state budgets have now been revealed.
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Budget 2016 targets youth unemployment

Budget 2016 targets youth unemployment

The 2016-17 Federal Budget reveals a strong focus on getting young people into work, with the $840 million Youth Employment Package.
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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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How is Australia dealing with the STEM crisis?

How is Australia dealing with the STEM crisis?

With low uptake of science and mathematics subjects by school students and dwindling interest in related tertiary courses, there's much to be done to raise the appeal of STEM disciplines.
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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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Is university the right choice for your child?

Is university the right choice for your child?

While university is certainly an end goal for many, it's important to discuss tertiary options with your child and whether university is a path they'd like to pursue.

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New South Wales Budget provides funding for schools and TAFEs

New South Wales Budget provides funding for schools and TAFEs

The New South Wales 2015-16 Budget has been released, with a heavy focus on new infrastructure and services. Here are some of the highlights for families and students.
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Federal Budget delivers good news for school students and families

Federal Budget delivers good news for school students and families

The federal government's Budget has been released overnight, delivering largely positive news for school students and families.
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