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One in two principals face violence in schools

Physical violence against school principals has increased by nearly 80% since the Australian Catholic University started to collect data.

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All NT public schools will be ‘fully funded’ by 2029

Today’s announcement means all public schools in the NT are expected to meet the SRS by 2029.

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Year 12 retention on the decline

The ‘retention rate’ refers to the number of full-time Year 10 students who continue their schooling to Year 12.

WA public schools funding
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WA public schools to receive full funding, says govt

This week, the WA government announced it would increase public school funding from 95% to 100% in the next two years.

Phone ban for childcare workers
News Politics

Childcare phone ban put forward in review

A phone ban for childcare workers has been recommended to Australia’s governments to improve learning and safety in the classroom.

High school students
Culture

Global education report shows decline in student performance

A global report into school education shows Australia’s ranking has climbed, but students from disadvantaged backgrounds are worse off.

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California passes media literacy education laws

California has passed a law to introduce media literacy classes in all schools across the U.S. state, the fourth state to do so.

Childcare in Australia
News Politics

Free childcare urged for low-income families

Childcare in Australia should be free or inexpensive for low-income families, a report from a government agency has said.

Flexible school hours in Queensland
News Politics

School hour shake-up for Queensland

Flexible school hours in Queensland will be investigated by external officials before being approved under a new policy.

South Australia teacher strike
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South Australia teachers strike leaving hundreds of schools closed

Thousands of teachers across South Australia went on strike yesterday.

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Economics Politics

Government scholarship could wipe new teachers’ student debt

The Federal Government has announced a scholarship program to attract more people to teaching amid growing concerns of a national shortage.

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News

Why the govt launched a teacher recruitment campaign

Federal, state and territory governments have launched a national recruitment campaign aimed at encouraging more people to become teachers.

final exams states
News

When do final exams begin in each state?

The Higher School Certificate (HSC), NSW’s final exams, is officially underway for more than 68,000 school leavers in the state.

Queensland AI schools trial
News

Some Queensland schools are undertaking an AI trial

An artificial intelligence (AI) trial is underway in QLD schools after Australia’s education ministers met to discuss AI use in classrooms last week.

nsw public school phones
News

All NSW public schools now ban mobile phones

A statewide ban on phones in all NSW public schools comes into effect today. The ban coincides with the start of Term 4.

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News

What do young Australians think about single-sex education?

Last week, The Daily Aus asked you for your thoughts on single-sex education. Here’s what the audience told us.

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World

South Korea’s new teacher protection laws

South Korea has passed new teacher protection laws aimed at preventing mistreatment by parents.

NSW teachers pay rise
News Politics

First-year NSW teachers to earn $85k under new deal

Some NSW teachers will get a $10,000 pay rise under a new deal proposed by the State Government. One final approval is now needed.

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