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Time to rethink the traditional semester report

Time to rethink the traditional semester report

Tuesday, 19 Nov 2019

An ACER report out today questions the role of the traditional end of semester school report.

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ICILS 2018 International Report released

ICILS 2018 International Report released

Tuesday, 5 Nov 2019

Results of the 2018 International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) have been released.

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Certified Practising Principal Board appointed

Certified Practising Principal Board appointed

Thursday, 24 Oct 2019

The inaugural Board of Australia's only national certification for the principal profession has been announced.

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