Peter Goss, School Education Program Director at Grattan Institute, looks at lessons learned in the classroom to develop a more adaptive system.
Primary schools in South Australia are being encouraged to register for Aussie of the Month, a free program that recognises primary school students who demonstrate personal endeavour, achievement and contributions to their community.
National child harm prevention charity, ChildSafe, is embarking on an 8-month nationwide tour to empower local organisations, businesses, non-profits, and churches to improve their current child safety systems, in light of the recent Royal Commission’s recommendations.
Mitchell Institute Director Megan O’Connell said the paper should prompt governments and educators to look at how young people are moving from school to further study and careers, and consider if the ATAR is outdated.
Shona Bass and Kathy Walker of Early Life Foundations and Walker Learning discuss the inclusion of skills for life in children’s education.
Australia and New Zealand’s longest-serving educational resource supplier, Modern Teaching Aids, is preparing students for the future with its wide range of robotics resources.