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                  Internships boost young careers ¨C more needed

                  It has been called many things over the years but giving students work experience in their chosen field helps to launch careers. And while they are effective, internships are less common in Australia than they should be.
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                  21 Nov 2019 | National
                  Talk-And-Walk-A-Thon promotes peer support News Image

                  The Talk-And-Walk-A-Thon aims to raise awareness of the importance of connectedness, getting kids out walking and talking rather than staring at phones.
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                  21 Nov 2019 | International
                  Australia¡¯s brightest young inventors go to NASA News Image

                  Three of Australia’s brightest young inventors will be heading to NASA in the USA after being named national winners of Origin’s littleBIGidea competition.
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                  21 Nov 2019 | National
                  School children have too much phone time, not enough play time News Image

                  Should the phone be banned in schools? A fraught question, but what can’t be denied is the number of kids glued to their screens while they’re doing just about everything, walking, riding the bus, waiting for a train, studying ... Read More

                  21 Nov 2019 | National
                  Australian employers want more than a degree News Image

                  It’s the end of the year and for another cohort that means thinking about a course and an ensuing career, it’s worth noting that there are changes in the employment landscape and what employers are looking for. Read More

                  21 Nov 2019 | National
                  Australia¡¯s literacy woes demand fresh thinking News Image

                  Many have tried many have failed, there have been any number of approaches to teaching literacy in Australia and most seem to have made little impact on the unacceptably bad level of teenage reading and writing skills. Read More

                  21 Nov 2019 | National
                  Employers need to get involved in training youth News Image

                  High youth unemployment is persistent and vocational training and strong connections between industry and education could be the way to get past it.
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                  19 Nov 2019 | National
                  A better future through food News Image

                  When you think about it, most of what we do as people centres on food, it’s essential for life and how it is produced and consumed has huge implications for our future. Read More

                  14 Nov 2019 | National
                  Still great to be a teacher when it comes to jobs News Image

                  Again, you will be glad that you completed that teaching degree as once again one of the areas with the healthiest job growth has been education and training.
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                  13 Nov 2019
                  Relief teachers need professional learning too News Image

                  Australian school students may be spending a year of their total schooling with a Casual or Relief Teacher (CRT), a new evidence summary says they need a lot more support. Read More

                  13 Nov 2019
                  Early childhood teachers¡¯ essential role in helping bushfire kids News Image

                  There are a lot of young children in tough places, their networks are limited and outside of family, early childhood teachers are the next line of defense for children with trauma. Read More

                  13 Nov 2019 | Vic
                  Regional students connect with local industry News Image

                  Now in its second year, the BrainSTEM Rural Innovation Challenge is giving students in Gippsland Vic an introduction to the type of skills that might be needed in a future job in the region's thriving food and fibre industries. Read More

                  13 Nov 2019
                  NESLI leadership course accredited by Australian Catholic University News Image

                  The National Excellence in School Leadership Institute’s (NESLI) Catholic Schools Middle Leadership Program is now formally accredited through the Australian Catholic University (ACU). Read More