education

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Many low-scoring students think they’ve done better than they actually have, meaning they’re more likely to take risks in testing situations, write  Jihyun Lee and Lazar Stankov.

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The buzz word is resilience, but one educator believes adaptability is what schoolchildren need to thrive. 

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Different NAPLAN questions for low and high achievers is beneficial for assessing how students at each end of the spectrum are going, write Jihyun Lee and Lazar Stankov.

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Actively enagaging diasporas and tapping into their latent Asia literacy is central to breaking Australia's vicious cycle of monolingualism, write Kirrilee Hughes and Kent Anderson.

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Chef turned International Studies student Damien Hawes has brought food and education to children living in a Philippines rubbish dump.

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The talent demonstrated at the annual NSW School Spectacular highlight a glaring mismatch between perceptions of public education and reality, writes Cathy Sherry.

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UNSW Medicine has developed an online diploma in infectious disease management for India's largest private hospital group.

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The UNSW program that introduces thousands of disadvantaged school students to the world of university is celebrating after receiving a $250,000 “surprise” grant from Google.

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A UNSW program that introduces disadvantaged school students to university is competing to win half a million dollars in an initiative celebrating the transformative power of technology. They need your vote.

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An education technology start-up spun out of UNSW is one of the big winners in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's $20 million Next-Generation Courseware Challenge.

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