School closure traffic light system mooted
Conversation (opinion), 31 Mar 2021
To reduce the number of
coronavirus-prompted snap school closures, a traffic light
warning system should implemented, five experts suggest.
EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY
Good schooling can overcome neighbourhood disadvantage
Conversation (opinion by Divyangana Rakesh and Sarah Whittle), 29 Mar 2021
Disadvantaged neighbourhoods can adversely
affect children's cognitive function and mental health, two
Federal Cabinet renewed
News, 29 Mar 2021
Prime Minister Scott Morrison
has announced a new Cabinet and a new set of Ministers, with an
increase in the number of women Ministers in Cabinet.
Early election for Tasmania confirmed
News, 26 Mar 2021
The Premier, Peter
Gutwein, has announced that Tasmania will have a state election
on 1 May 2021.
MOBILE PHONES POLICY
Phone bans work
Conversation (opinion by Louis Philippe Beland), 22 Mar 2021
shows that banning mobile phones in schools certainly can
improve academic performance, an academic says.
New kindy for Lilydale
Govt media release, 15 Mar 2021
Lilydale District School now has
a new kindergarten which cost $1.4 million, education minister
Jeremy Rockliff has announced.
Surprise, surprise. Landslide win in WA election
News, 14 Mar 2021
Premier Mark McGowan has led Labor to a stunning
victory in the WA state election.
New literacy target for Tassie kids
Govt media release, 12 Mar 2021
By 2030, no Tasmanian Year 7
child will have a reading standard below the national minimum
expected standard, education Minister Jeremy Rockliff has
Statement on new literacy targetd
Vic premier Daniel Andrews in intensive care
News, 9 Mar 2021
Victoria's premier, Daniel
Andrews, is in intensive care with broken ribs and damaged
vertebrae following a fall at his home this morning.
Consultation over South Hobart Primary begins
Govt media release, 1 Mar 2021
A four-week community
consultation has begun over future plans for South Hobart
Primary in light of the growing number of student enrolments at