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Principal: school doesn’t work for most kids

School exam girl

“Secondary school, at least, only really works for about a third of students,” according to Templestowe College principal Peter Hutton. Speaking in Melbourne last week, he also asked how “we made learning, something that in younger years was so innately pleasurable, get so bad”.

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Should gifted students go to a separate school?

Schoolchildren in a science class

Despite two Senate inquiries in 1988 and 2001, it has taken 15 years and a state parliamentary review for the Victorian government to decide to build a specialist high school for students who are gifted, specifically targeting those from rural and regional Victoria.

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School starting age not a Tasmanian election issue

young child goes to school with brother

Tasmanian education minister, Jeremy Rockliff says school starting age will not become an election issue. Controversy around the reforms will not go away, and despite continued protests from the early childhood sector, the Government is sticking by its reforms.

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