UNSW School of Education

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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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More than 600 members of the gifted education community are gathering at UNSW for the 22nd biennial World Gifted Conference. 

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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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A UNSW program for gifted children is engaging some of Australia's brightest youngsters with problems their elders have struggled to solve.

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Bob Carr reflected on his own challenging school experiences in his opening address to a gifted education conference at UNSW.

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UNSW's student teachers are at the forefront of an initiative aimed at boosting the quality of learning and teaching in government schools.

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NAPLAN is a high-stakes test - schools are held publicly accountable for its results - and high-stakes tests are known to lead to unethical, unscrupulous, and sometimes corrupt behaviour, writes Leila Morsy.