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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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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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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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Australian Government review of school funding

Australian Government review of school funding

Schools across Australia are set for change as a result of the current Review of Funding for Schooling, the first comprehensive review that the nation has undergone since 1973.
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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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Maths and science initiatives to be cut

Maths and science initiatives to be cut

Victoria's $57 million maths and sciences coaches program will be discontinued at the end of the year as part of the $441 million in cuts to be made to the education budget over the next four years.
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Protecting your child from cyberbullying

Protecting your child from cyberbullying

Protecting your child from cyberbullying

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Cyber bullying in schools

Cyber bullying in schools

Schools, parents and children in Melbourne and across the country are struggling to deal with the effects of cyber bullying.

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