Category : Education

Brisbane’s Indigenous high school students first to ‘close the gap’

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Indigenous high school students in Brisbane are graduating at the same rate as non-Indigenous students, making the Queensland capital the first to close the gap in Australia, according to the State Government.

Bendigo training provider developing new food, fibre education program

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The Bendigo Kangan Institute says a new food and fibre education program it is developing will open up new training opportunities for students across Victoria.

Mindfulness boom sees colouring-in books dominate non-fiction top sellers

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Colouring-in books marketed as stress-busters and methods for mindfulness fly off the shelves as Australians seek calm.

Siblings, sharing and celebration with 14 children

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As a family with 14 children, from Peak Hill in central-west New South Wales, prepares for Christmas, members tell of the ups and downs of life in a large family.

The most bizarre new words of 2015

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Self-proclaimed word nerd and author David Astle decodes some of the odd, bizarre and plain nonsensical words that have crept into common use in 2015.

Cyber bullying still a risk during school holidays, parents warned

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With schools broken up for the year, cyber bullying experts are urging parents to be on the look-out for online bullies as children amp up their online activity.

Giralang Primary students participating in mindfulness relaxation

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Students at Giralang Primary School say they feel calm and relaxed after completing a daily mindfulness relaxation session.

Valuing teachers crucial to development in PNG: UN coordinator

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The United Nations representative in Papua New Guinea is calling for more respect for teachers, in order to improve the quality of the education system.

Reforms prompt 100 per cent Year 13 pass rate in Fiji, says minister

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There’s been a marked turnaround in final year results in Fiji, with every single student passing their Year 13 exams.

Adelaide Islamic College has funding suspended after board fails to unite

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Federal Government funding for Adelaide’s troubled Islamic College of South Australia is suspended after “serious governance deficiencies” were detected.