Thursday , September 20 2018

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How to keep new teachers in the job?

Tired teacher in classroom

New teachers are leaving the profession at an alarming rate. How can we make them stay? Reasons for leaving include burnout, overwork, too much reporting, lack of support with student behaviour, and too many standardised tests.

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Gonski 2.0: bang for buck or “a shambles”?

gonski 2.0 turnbull birmingham

As education minister Simon Birmingham speaks of “fair, needs-based, sector-blind funding” and repeats his mantra; “no special deals”, Catholic schools declare war, states are up in arms, and schools revolt. Meanwhile, the government says it's perfect. What's real?

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Out of school hours care in the digital age

OOSH. Photo: Camp Australia

Before and after school care in the digital age: should out of school hours care be made to suit the children of the digital revolution or is it a chance for schools to provide a program where children disconnect from technology and connect with life?

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