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After a year of digital learning and virtual teaching, let’s hear it for the...

We know COVID-19 and its associated changes to our work and learning habits caused a marked increase in the use of technology. More surprising,...

Empathy starts early: 5 Australian picture books that celebrate diversity

Early exposure to diverse story characters, including in ethnicity, gender and ability, helps young people develop a strong sense of identity and belonging. It...

Australia lifts to be among top ten countries in maths and science

Results from the longest-running large-scale international assessment of maths and science show Australia has significantly improved in Year 8 maths and science, and Year...

Friday essay: Alice Pung — how reading changed my life

Having survived starvation and been spared execution, my father arrived in this new country, vassal-eyed and sunken-cheeked. I was born less than a month...

A place to get away from it all: 5 ways school libraries support student...

Students in Australia and around the world have experienced significant challenges this year, including the COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters. Globally, as many as one...

Young New Zealanders are turning off reading in record numbers – we need a...

Meet Otis. He’s eight years old and until recently he didn’t want to read or write. Then his teacher changed the way she taught...

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