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Qld Education Minister says 90 per cent of schools are airconditioned
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Qld Education Minister says 90 per cent of schools are airconditioned

Education Minister Grace Grace says 90 per cent of Queensland schools are now airconditioned and the remainder will be finished by June 2022.

  • by Tony Moore

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There's always time, if not a watch, to appreciate a job well-done
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There's always time, if not a watch, to appreciate a job well-done

Chivalry exhibition at the fowl parade.

Best-paid Victorian kinder teachers to earn more than school teachers

Best-paid Victorian kinder teachers to earn more than school teachers

Victoria's 7000 kindergarten workers will receive pay rises of up to 30 per cent in a new deal the Andrews government hopes will attract more early childhood teachers.

  • by Michael Fowler
'It’s a crucial role': Teacher librarians push to boost their numbers in schools
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'It’s a crucial role': Teacher librarians push to boost their numbers in schools

New staffing standards for teacher librarians aim to ensure school libraries are adequately staffed to meet 21st century needs.

  • by Natassia Chrysanthos
Putting a lid on agricultural arguments
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Putting a lid on agricultural arguments

And getting above one’s station.

'We thought the fire would skirt around the town': 175 NSW schools at high risk during bushfires
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'We thought the fire would skirt around the town': 175 NSW schools at high risk during bushfires

An audit of NSW public schools in bushfire-affected areas has found more than half face a medium or high risk in a future fire.

  • by Lucy Cormack
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Smart watch ban: Schools crack down on students with wearable tech in class

Smart watch ban: Schools crack down on students with wearable tech in class

Children as young as seven are playing with wearable devices such as smart watches in the classroom and bypassing teachers to message parents, in a growing issue for NSW schools.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Students exposed to risk of fraud and grooming while learning online
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Students exposed to risk of fraud and grooming while learning online

Victoria's Education Department took more than two weeks to warn schools that digital platform Zoom carried significant privacy and security risks. 

  • by Petra Stock
Teachers say nurses in NSW schools should not replace counsellors

Teachers say nurses in NSW schools should not replace counsellors

The placement of nurses in schools has been welcomed by experts but the teachers' union says they should not replace counsellors.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
Old private school loan scheme costs government $122m over five years

Old private school loan scheme costs government $122m over five years

High-fee schools Wenona, Ravenswood and Shore were subsidised thousands of dollars in 2019, in legacy funds from a scheme wealthy schools were excluded from 15 years prior.

  • by Natassia Chrysanthos
Tale of loss and hope: The children helping fire-ravaged Cobargo heal

Tale of loss and hope: The children helping fire-ravaged Cobargo heal

A book written by children is helping the community heal after the summer bushfires.

  • by Jordan Baker