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The School House

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Students at the Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy in Aurukun. Peter Holmes A Court

What went wrong at Aurukun School?

The lesson to be learned from Aurukun is around the impact of out-sourcing education to commercial interests.
Six year olds are deciding whether they are good readers or not based on how many books they’ve read. from www.shutterstock.com

How should reading be taught in schools?

Reading is increasingly being reduced to a numbers game in schools.
As a new teacher, your heavy school workload is exacerbated because you are doing everything for the first time. from www.shutterstock.com

What’s so hard about teaching? Words of advice for new teachers

For new teachers, as the end of first term nears, you may be feeling despair. But don’t leave - we need teachers like you. Here's some advice on how to make the first year a little less turbulent.