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How teaching philosophy could help combat extremism

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Young people today are constantly at risk of indoctrination – whether deliberate or inadvertent. This can be by advertisers, politicians, religious extremists or the media – and can make it hard for young people to get a handle on the world around them.

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Anzac Day resources for schools

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan said every school in Australia would receive books and posters to educate students about Australia’s wartime history and commemorate Anzac Day.

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Are selective schools catering to the privileged?

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This week in New South Wales, thousands of Year 6 students will sit the selective schools test, hoping to gain entry to one of these top performing high schools. In 2016, selective schools made up eight of the top ten schools in the Higher School Certificate (HSC) leaderboard.  This is not surprising, …

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Revitalising regional education

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The Coalition Government will conduct a comprehensive review of regional education with the aim of getting more regional, rural and remote students to not just be successful at school but to go on to further study, training and employment.

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