education

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The recent release of the report of the independent review into rural, regional and remote education provides a much-needed focus on the unique challenges and opportunities rural, regional and remote communities encounter.

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Maths and science offer much more value for students than just learning equations and principles, write Emma Johnston and Kylie Walker.

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Students with well-developed and adaptive social and emotional behaviours are most likely to excel in school, according to UNSW researchers in educational psychology.

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Ahead of a UNSW panel discussion about the impact of inequality on a child's education, Adrian Piccoli and Jihad Dib reframe the debate about Australian education.

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As a Federal Government productivity review calls for better teaching in schools, an expert panel will discuss the links between disadvantage and educational achievement at a free public event at UNSW on 30 October.

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The Hon Adrian Piccoli is joining UNSW Sydney as director of a newly created institute for education, based in the University’s Arts & Social Sciences’ School of Education.

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NSW Education is planning an overhaul of its procedures for selective school placement as part of a review of its gifted and talented policy, its Secretary Mark Scott has told a conference at UNSW Sydney.

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Of the four people central to secondary school students’ learning and achievement: the student, the parent (or carer), the teacher, and the peers, without question the most influential is the student, writes Andrew Martin.

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Ahead of a global conference on gifted education, UNSW's Jae Jung says teachers are not being given the training they need to meet gifted students’ special needs.

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Former NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli will contribute to teaching and work with the UNSW School of Education on its programs with rural, regional and disadvantaged schools.

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