Renewed focus on drug education in schools

A change in the new national curriculum (Curriculum) recognises the need to educate children about the dangers of drug use. The new component of the Health and Physical Education curriculum will include delivering drug education classes to children as young as eight. As reported in the Daily Telegraph, students from Year 3 will learn how […]

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Australian schools are falling behind in innovation

If you are interested in how Australian schools are tracking against their international equivalents, the latest report into the state of Australia’s school education system from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) provides some worrying insights.  The Report shows that Australian schools are falling behind in innovation when compared to schools overseas.  The […]

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July 24: School Governance weekly news wrap

Australia Directors of collapsed Mowbray College pursued in court action.  35 directors of Mowbray College, which collapsed in 2012, are being pursued by the liquidators of the school. According to the Sun Herald, families who paid fees are still awaiting money owed to them. The liquidators have initiated a court action claiming that some directors […]

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