Hair-cutting teacher faces jail
ABC News, 11 Dec 2018
An American chemistry teacher faces jail
after cutting a student's hair while singing the national
Simplify the cluttered curriculum
ABC News, 10 Dec 2018
We need a simplified curriculum that focuses
on basics such as reading, writing and mathematics, with less
emphasis on soft skills such as teamwork and critical thinking,
federal education minister Dan Tehan says...
GBE workers get more than 2pc
TasLabor website, 10 Dec 2018
Workers in GBEs
(Government Business Enterprises) are receiving wage rises of
well over 2 per cent, such as 2.45 and 2.9 per cent, Opposition
Treasury spokesperson Scott Bacon says...
Bullying incident dealth with
Tas Govt media release, 10 Dec 2018
A bullying incident in a southern Tasmanian
school that has been shown on social media and has been
highlighted by the Opposition was dealt with by the school last
month, education minister Jeremy Rockliff says...
Michael Kent dies
ABC News, 6 Dec 2018
Tasmanian CEO, business identity and Glamorgan Spring Bay mayor
Michael Kent has died at the age of 76...
Long-term certainty for students in need
Tas Govt media release, 6 Dec 2018
The 10-year National School
Reform Agreement will ensure schools receive funding to assist
students with disability, and students with behavioural
challenges and re-engagement needs, education minister Jeremy
Rockliff announced today...
The Conversation (opinion by Katherine Mills and Natalie Peach),
5 Dec 2018
Two academics suggest
how teachers and parents can identify and help adolescents who
are attempting to handle trauma by using alcohol or drugs...
EXTENSION TO YEARS 11 AND 12
ABC News, 4 Dec 2018
Three Catholic schools
in southern Tasmania will extend their schools to Years 11 and
12, just like the state government system has done...
WEATHER ALERT -
Winds have passed
website, 3 Dec 2018
warning of damaging winds issued earlier today no longer
TasLabor media release, 2 Dec 2018
Labor's Social and Emotional
Learning (SEL) policy for schools will reduce trauma and
bullying, spokespersons Michelle O'Byrne and Sarah Lovell say...
Government is already
supporting safe school communities, Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for
Education and Training, 2 Dec 2018
Church names doomed properties
ABC News, 2 Dec 2018
The Anglican Church has released a
final list of 73 churches, graveyards and other properties it
now confirms are to be sold and 34 properties it has removed
from the original sale list..
73 properties to be sold [pdf]
34 properties removed from the sale list
Church sale news page, Anglican
George Bush Sr dies
ABC News, 1 Dec 2018
George Bush Sr, US
president from 1989 to 1993, has died at the age of 94. His wife
Barbara died last year..