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Inclusive education high in the NSW election agenda, but future of students with disabilities still unclear

Cecile Sullivan Elder, Monday, 18th March 2019 -  We need systemic reform to move from the parallel systems we have now to an education system that is inclusive of all children, writes Cecile Sullivan Elder, executive officer of Family

Opinion

Loneliness and Villages

David Crosbie, Thursday, 14th March 2019 -  Being a part of the It Takes A Village campaign has highlighted how important it is that we think about the village around not just our students, but each member of our community, writes

‘It takes a village’ to help kids succeed in education

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 12th March 2019 -  Charities are calling on Australians to play a greater role in the education of young people, warning of a $1 million cost to the community for each student not completing high school.  

Indigenous Tertiary Scholarships to Help Students Stay in School

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 14th January 2019 -  With Indigenous tertiary students more than twice as likely as their non-Indigenous counterparts to drop-out of university or TAFE after the first year, a raft of scholarships are

Outback Alliance Launches in Hope of Better Representation

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 26th November 2018 -  An alliance of non-government and community groups have come together in a bid to make their voices heard in the Australian capital fighting for better outcomes in outback Australia.

Getting the Elephant Out of the Room on Women’s Health Issues

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 27th August 2018 -  Janet Hailes Michelmore AO is philanthropic director of Jean Hailes For Women’s Health, an organisation aiming to improve health literacy for women of all ages. She is this week

Opinion

The Tragedy of Improving Educational Outcomes for Children with Disability

Julie Phillips, Monday, 9th July 2018 -  How many reports must be published for the Department of Education to deem students with disabilities worthy of the same care, consideration and human rights as other Victorian students,

Utilising Giving to Empower Young Philanthropists

Luke Michael, Monday, 25th June 2018 -  Sean Gordon is the founder and CEO of SchoolAid, a charity helping to empower young philanthropists. He is this week’s Changemaker. Gordon spent 18 years working as a principal in

How to Become a Mental Health Nurse

Contributor, Thursday, 3rd May 2018 -  Becoming a mental health nurse is a diverse and rewarding profession that comes with huge career opportunities. One in five Australians experience a mental health condition each

Spotlight

Learning Beyond the Classroom

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 -  Melbourne social enterprise ​Unbound is trying to reshape the way we do education, writes Wendy Williams in this month’s Spotlight on social enterprise. From Thai designers to Burmese

Gonski Review Attacks Australian Schooling Quality and Urges Individualised Teaching Approach

Contributor, Monday, 30th April 2018 -  The damning report, Through Growth to Achievement, finds many Australian schools are “cruising, not improving”, writes political journalist and professorial fellow at the University

Findex Launches New Community Fund

Wendy Williams, Monday, 12th February 2018 -  A new community fund has been launched to create equal access to opportunity for people isolated by location or circumstances. The Findex Community Fund (FCF) will partner with charities
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