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Online resources to encourage higher education participation

Free curriculum mapped teacher resources available from the Bridges to Higher Education consortium

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The Bridges to Higher Education consortium has developed a range of free online curriculum materials to help teachers improve academic outcomes and encourage and prepare students for tertiary studies. These are available to teachers free of charge on the Make Your Mark website. Read More

Behavioural recognition video analytics software aids school safety
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Artificial intelligence-based solution teaches itself to recognise unexpected patterns within data from big security camera networks. Read More

facial recognition technology will speed police check process
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National Crime Check's new facial recognition technology enables users to complete their police check in realtime online at home or in the office. Read More

Resource teaches students to re-think risk-taking behaviours
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A pilot program by the City of Melville that requires students to read a script dealing with risk taking behaviours has shown positive results. Read More

Start your own business in-school program
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A pilot program to give Vic students a chance to boost their innovation, enterprise and financial literacy skills has been launched. Read More

NSW will accredit 75,000 teachers
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Some 75,000 NSW school teachers will be accredited under national standards and undertake CPD, NSW Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli has announced. Read More

NSW HSC 'Test yourself' app launched
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An app for multiple choice exam questions to help students prepare for the HSC has been launched. Read More

33 featured artists for NSW Schools Spectacular
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Students from 33 NSW public schools will be featured artists at this year’s NSW Schools Spectacular. Read More

New Vic school for blind & vision impaired
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Insight Education Centre for the Blind and Vision Impaired in Berwick will be opened officially on 19 September. Read More

Unite for Quality Education Campaign culmination tour
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Beginning Saturday, 13 September in Sydney, Education International (EI) will set-off on a round-the-world voyage to celebrate the conclusion of its year-long auality education campaign. Read More

2014 Vic International Education Awards
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Education providers, businesses, not-for-profits and students from countries including Poland, China, Indonesia and Brazil have been recognised. Read More

Low SES funding consultation condemned
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SOS has condemned the government for secrecy and bias in its consultation on the Gonski funding loadings for low SES students. Read More

Infinite possibility, or all doom and gloom for new generation of learners?
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Can learning prosper in the Internet age? Technology is dismantling the traditional power structures of learning – such as the division between teacher and pupil, or work and learning. Read More