Schools

Australian teachers are not feeling confident teaching First Nations education

Many teachers in Australia feel unprepared to teach indigenous studies at school. Highlighting significance of incorporating indigenous histories and cultures into the Australian Curriculum, we speak to Professor Melitta Hogarth from the University of Melbourne about the need for resources to ensure a more inclusive approach to education. Produced By: Moemina Shukur Featured In Story: …

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A new anti-bullying class resource developed in South Australia

Bullying is a serious problem in Australian schools. In 2019, over 20 per cent of young people reported experiences of bullying in the previous year. But researchers say it’s vital to focus on early intervention with social and emotional learning strategies to minimise bullying. The Big Talks Little People – a new anti-bullying class resource …

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New initiative to empower muslim students through sexual education

Most schools across Australia have sexual health as part of the curriculum, and is taught from preschool to year 12. But most resources are not culturally safe for Muslim students, and it needs to be created with the support of the community. Researchers from Monash University and Independent Schools Victoria will develop a curriculum specifically …

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