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Early learning programme expanded to five new US cities

A major charity is helping five US cities run an early-years education scheme which supports language development to get children ‘school-ready’. Bloomberg Philanthropies, one of the USA’s largest foundations, is providing almost $12million USD for rolling...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Taking positive psychology into the classroom

It’s early morning at Heathmont College, a government high school in Melbourne’s sprawling eastern suburbs. Students are not in their individual year groups but spread across the campus in various classrooms, years seven to 12...Read more
|Comment|author: Anders Furz

Helping ‘impatient’ students stay in school

Keeping young people in school is a key element in addressing inequality. Completing school is a minimum requirement for many jobs, as well as necessary for getting access to most types of training and university...Read more
|Comment|author: Professor Marco Castillo and Professor Ragan Petrie

A chance to even the odds

A child’s destiny is heavily influenced by the lottery of socio-economic status and where they happen to grow up, but access to quality early learning can help even the odds for all Australian children. Each...Read more
|Comment|author: Megan O'Connell