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6 educational apps for primary-aged children

6 educational apps for primary-aged children

One-third of schools in Australia have their own ‘Bring your own device’ (BYOD) policy. The BYOD programme was first introduced in Australian schools as a replacement for government's Digital Education Revolution scheme.

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Does homework still make sense?

Does homework still make sense?

Some experts insist that it simply stresses students and their families, but others believe homework that is relevant, age-appropriate and engaging can instil good habits and enhance learning.

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Student Stories: How sports kept me sane in year 12

Student Stories: How sports kept me sane in year 12

I’ve been involved in sports for as long as I can remember, and I would go as far to say that it defined my childhood. 

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6 great educational apps for early learning

6 great educational apps for early learning

Technology has revolutionised the way children are learning and how teachers are teaching. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) schemes are a regular fixture in Australian schools, allowing students to use smartphones, laptops and tablets in the classroom.

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Student Stories: Rebekah's experience with boarding life at PLC

Student Stories: Rebekah's experience with boarding life at PLC

Rebekah in Year 12 has embraced all that boarding life has to offer at Presbyterian Ladies’ College (PLC) as she prepares for her final year at the College. 

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Things to do in the September 2019 holidays in Victoria

Things to do in the September 2019 holidays in Victoria

There's far more happening in Victoria than the Royal Melbourne Show, we've compiled five activities that will keep the kids active and mentally stimulated

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Things to do in the September 2019 holidays in Queensland

Things to do in the September 2019 holidays in Queensland

For those in Queensland, here are some busy activities for you kids these September school holidays 

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The importance of reading to children

The importance of reading to children

Many of us are fortunate enough to have fond childhood memories of reading time with our parents. 

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What's happening in schools around Tasmania

What's happening in schools around Tasmania

With Term 3 coming to an end, we wanted to look back at some of the exciting things happening in Australian schools — this time, in Tassie. 

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Viewbank College’s STEAM Futures Conference

Viewbank College’s STEAM Futures Conference

Viewbank College in Melbourne’s north-east held its inaugural STEAM Futures Conference on 23 August — a full-day event that saw educators, academics and industry experts from Victoria gather to participate in workshops, networking and ideas

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John Monash Science School's Little Scientists and Mini Mathematicians program

John Monash Science School's Little Scientists and Mini Mathematicians program

Melbourne’s John Monash Science School (JMSS) offered its inaugural Little Scientists Big Science initiative for the first time in 2011. 

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The positives of social media

The positives of social media

What good can come out of students using social networking sites?

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What's happening at John Paul College, Queensland

What's happening at John Paul College, Queensland

Located in Daisy Hill Queensland, John Paul College is one of Queensland’s largest independent, co-educational schools.

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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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Queensland students struggling to cope with new ATAR system and more top news

Queensland students struggling to cope with new ATAR system and more top news

22 July 2019 - Can Queensland students keep up with the new ATAR system? Find out news about sustainability programs and how kids across Queensland celebrate culture.

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