Year 4 literacy improves, but more to be done: PIRLS

Year 4 literacy improves, but more to be done: PIRLS

Tuesday, 5 Dec 2017

Results from the 2016 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) released today by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) show that the literacy achievement of Australian Year 4 students has improved on average, but not for students with the lowest literacy skills.

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Junior game designers create a reaction at PAX

Junior game designers create a reaction at PAX

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017

Gaming industry experts have commended the winners of the 2017 Australian STEM Video Game Challenge, which this year required students as young as 10 years old to design and build a video game addressing the theme ‘reaction’.

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Scottish national assessment supports children and young people’s learning progress

Scottish national assessment supports children and young people’s learning progress

Tuesday, 3 Oct 2017

As part of the Scottish Government’s National Improvement Framework and Improvement Plan for Scottish Education, every child in P1, P4, P7 and S3 will now undertake national standardised assessments covering aspects of reading, writing and numeracy over the course of the academic year.

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Joined-up: School support for children with autism

Joined-up: School support for children with autism

Thursday, 7 Sep 2017

A new program to benefit children with autism launched today at the fifth Asia Pacific Autism Conference at the International Convention Centre in Sydney.

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Schooling is everybody’s business: Principal for a Day

Schooling is everybody’s business: Principal for a Day

Wednesday, 6 Sep 2017

Schooling will be everybody’s business tomorrow when students and staff at more than 150 Victorian schools welcome high-profile personalities, members of government at all levels, business executives, and CEOs as their Principal for a Day.

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