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Labor’s John Dawkins joins chorus of support for higher education reform

Former Labor Education Minister and Treasurer, the Hon John Dawkins AO, who transformed the university system in Australia under the Hawke Government has joined a growing consensus of higher education…

Keep safe this Australia Day

Australia Day is a chance for us to come together as a family and celebrate living in this country, the envy of the world. Our community is built upon the…

If Kim Carr supports fewer drop outs, why doesn’t he support reform?

Kim Carr has exposed himself as a hypocrite yet again as he calls for reform to tackle the growing number of dropouts at Australian Universities while opposing the Government’s higher…

Students with dyslexia the focus of new documentary

With an estimated one in 10 students in Australia living with dyslexia, a new documentary film is being produced to raise awareness and support students with this learning difficulty. The…

My School updated with improved school attendance data

The My School website has now been updated to include 2014 school attendance data collected in a consistent fashion and with the average student attendance rates reported for Indigenous students…

Effective school leaders putting students first

Helping principals become even better leaders is the focus of a new resource developed by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL). Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP and…

Improving literacy in remote schools

Schools in remote locations will receive extra support to teach foundation literacy skills with the announcement today that 34 remote schools will participate in the Flexible literacy for remote primary…

Australia takes first step towards improved curriculum

Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, along with state and territory education ministers have taken the important first step towards improving the Australian Curriculum today in Canberra. All…

NAPLAN helps put students first

Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP today reiterated the Government’s support for NAPLAN. The 2014 National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) National Report released today shows…

$5.8 million for excellence in Australian higher education teaching and learning

Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP today announced $5.8 million in Australian Government funding for 30 projects to improve teaching in Australia’s higher education institutions, to ensure they…

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