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How an algorithm could curb the spread of COVID-19 through schools

How an algorithm could curb the spread of COVID-19 through schools

A Melbourne software program for organising primary school classes is being used by American schools to curb the spread of COVID-19 among their students.

  • by Adam Carey

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Qld Education Minister derides LNP's 'lacklustre' plan to hire more teachers
Education

Qld Education Minister derides LNP's 'lacklustre' plan to hire more teachers

Grace Grace says the plan – announced on Saturday – for an extra 3350 teachers and 760 aides falls short of Labor's promises.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia
More elite Sydney schools drawn into 'criminal' muck-up day fiasco
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Crime

More elite Sydney schools drawn into 'criminal' muck-up day fiasco

St Aloysius' College and other schools in northern Sydney have become embroiled in a controversy triggered by Shore School year 12s.

  • by Fergus Hunter and Amelia McGuire
IBAC files 55 charges over alleged education training scam
IBAC

IBAC files 55 charges over alleged education training scam

The state's anti-corruption watchdog has charged four people with 55 offences following an investigation into an alleged rort involving dodgy TAFE qualifications and training within Victoria's education and transport sectors.

  • by Erin Pearson
Families in limbo over suspension of school entry exams
Education

Families in limbo over suspension of school entry exams

Thousands of high-achieving year 8 students still have no idea whether they will be accepted into Victoria's select-entry schools.

  • by Madeleine Heffernan
Shore challenges won't earn you entry to adult world
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Education

Shore challenges won't earn you entry to adult world

Is it bad that I am not surprised when I read the Triwizard Shornament challenge book? Is it even worse that I understand it?

  • by Brandon Jack
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Last year 80,000 students marched for the climate. In COVID-19, they're trying something different
School strike for climate

Last year 80,000 students marched for the climate. In COVID-19, they're trying something different

More than 500 individual events are planned, ranging from a live-streamed Q&A and Instagram concert to socially distanced protests.

  • by Natassia Chrysanthos
'This is not who we are': Shore blames small group of boys for muck-up day rampage plans
Crime

'This is not who we are': Shore blames small group of boys for muck-up day rampage plans

The headmaster wrote to parents on Wednesday after the emergence of plans for assaults, trespassing and drug-taking.

  • by Fergus Hunter
Parents are responsible for crime-filled muck-up day
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Parenting

Parents are responsible for crime-filled muck-up day

This is a group of kids whose moral compass is seriously off.

  • by Kerri Sackville
'How is this possible?': The pensioner saddled with a $75,000 tax debt
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'How is this possible?': The pensioner saddled with a $75,000 tax debt

David Reeves was duped into an expensive student loan - and the time for victims to have such loans cancelled is running out.

  • by Anna Patty
'Spit on homeless man': Shore School year 12s plan crime-filled muck-up day
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'Spit on homeless man': Shore School year 12s plan crime-filled muck-up day

Police have been alerted to student plans for a muck up day activity that would include assaults, trespassing, drug-taking and other illegal activities.

  • by Fergus Hunter