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The Border Mail
Tiny tots tackle maths problem as Australia looks to improve numeracyA flash card with the equation "2 + 7 = 9" whizzes past three-year-old George's
Tiny tots tackle maths problem as Australia looks to improve numeracy
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
A flash card with the equation "2 + 7 = 9" whizzes past three-year-old George's eyes. Maths starts early at the Shichida centre in Elsternwick, where children as young as six months old train their brains using a Japanese teaching method. A flash... Read more
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The Courier
Tiny tots tackle maths problem as Australia looks to improve numeracyA flash card with the equation "2 + 7 = 9" whizzes past three-year-old George's
Tiny tots tackle maths problem as Australia looks to improve numeracy
The Courier / Posted yesterday
A flash card with the equation "2 + 7 = 9" whizzes past three-year-old George's eyes. Maths starts early at the Shichida centre in Elsternwick, where children as young as six months old train their brains using a Japanese teaching method. A flash... Read more
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The Age
Tiny tots tackle maths problem as Australia looks to improve numeracyThree-year-old maths student George is training his brain with a Japanese teach
Tiny tots tackle maths problem as Australia looks to improve numeracy
The Age / Posted yesterday
Three-year-old maths student George is training his brain with a Japanese teaching method. Photo: Eddie Jim A flash card with the equation "2 + 7 = 9" whizzes past three-year-old George's eyes. Before he has had time to blink, another equation... Read more
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The Age
Modern maths: no textbooks, year levels or rote learningSunshine Secondary College’s Yvonne Riley in the year 7-8 numeracy class. Phot
Modern maths: no textbooks, year levels or rote learning
The Age / Posted yesterday
Sunshine Secondary College’s Yvonne Riley in the year 7-8 numeracy class. Photo: Eddie Jim Victorian schools are axing textbooks, times table jingles and rote learning in an attempt to reverse an alarming decline in students' maths... Read more
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The Border Mail
Modern maths: no textbooks, year levels or rote learningTextbooks, times tables songs and rote-learnt maths formulas have become relics
Modern maths: no textbooks, year levels or rote learning
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Textbooks, times tables songs and rote-learnt maths formulas have become relics of the past in the state's highest quality maths classes, as educators urgently try to lift the alarming slump in students' maths ability. Victorian schools are axing... Read more
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The Courier
Modern maths: no textbooks, year levels or rote learningTextbooks, times tables songs and rote-learnt maths formulas have become relics
Modern maths: no textbooks, year levels or rote learning
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Textbooks, times tables songs and rote-learnt maths formulas have become relics of the past in the state's highest quality maths classes, as educators urgently try to lift the alarming slump in students' maths ability. Victorian schools are axing... Read more
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The Border Mail
Science education key to a critically thinking AustraliaHow much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard
Science education key to a critically thinking Australia
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
How much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard subjects" at school? Leading researchers have warned Australia can't afford to wait for students to get the message science and mathematics are too important to drop at... Read more
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The Courier
Science education key to a critically thinking AustraliaHow much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard
Science education key to a critically thinking Australia
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
How much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard subjects" at school? Leading researchers have warned Australia can't afford to wait for students to get the message science and mathematics are too important to drop at... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Science education key to a critically thinking AustraliaHow much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard
Science education key to a critically thinking Australia
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
How much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard subjects" at school? Leading researchers have warned Australia can't afford to wait for students to get the message science and mathematics are too important to drop at... Read more
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The Young Witness
Science education key to a critically thinking AustraliaHow much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard
Science education key to a critically thinking Australia
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
How much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard subjects" at school? Leading researchers have warned Australia can't afford to wait for students to get the message science and mathematics are too important to drop at... Read more
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Western Advocate
Science education key to a critically thinking AustraliaHow much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard
Science education key to a critically thinking Australia
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
How much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard subjects" at school? Leading researchers have warned Australia can't afford to wait for students to get the message science and mathematics are too important to drop at... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Science education key to a critically thinking AustraliaHow much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard
Science education key to a critically thinking Australia
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 days ago
How much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard subjects" at school? Leading researchers have warned Australia can't afford to wait for students to get the message science and mathematics are too important to drop at... Read more
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Manning River Times
Science education key to a critically thinking AustraliaHow much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard
Science education key to a critically thinking Australia
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
How much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard subjects" at school? Leading researchers have warned Australia can't afford to wait for students to get the message science and mathematics are too important to drop at... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Science education key to a critically thinking AustraliaHow much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard
Science education key to a critically thinking Australia
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 5 days ago
How much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard subjects" at school? Leading researchers have warned Australia can't afford to wait for students to get the message science and mathematics are too important to drop at... Read more
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The North West Star
Science education key to a critically thinking AustraliaHow much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard
Science education key to a critically thinking Australia
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
How much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard subjects" at school? Leading researchers have warned Australia can't afford to wait for students to get the message science and mathematics are too important to drop at... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Science education key to a critically thinking AustraliaHow much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard
Science education key to a critically thinking Australia
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
How much does it matter if Australian high school students steer clear of "hard subjects" at school? Leading researchers have warned Australia can't afford to wait for students to get the message science and mathematics are too important to drop at... Read more
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Australian Policy Online
Science at core of human progressAn article by Australia's chief scientist Professor Ian Chubb to mark National
Science at core of human progress
Australian Policy Online / Posted 7 days ago
An article by Australia's chief scientist Professor Ian Chubb to mark National Science Week. It's national science week, the one week in 52 when we make a national effort to think about science. When I think about science, I think of knowledge. I... Read more
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Canberra Times
ACT Scientist of the Year Dr Colin Jackson wants to inspire next generationDr Colin Jackson says it is scientists' responsibility 'to make people interest
ACT Scientist of the Year Dr Colin Jackson wants to inspire next generation
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
Dr Colin Jackson says it is scientists' responsibility 'to make people interested' in the discipline. Photo: Jay Cronan He's helping to stamp out pesticide resistance and is tackling some of the most debilitating diseases in the world. Now Dr Colin... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ANU's Colin Jackson named ACT's inaugural Scientist of the Year Photo: ACT's inaugural Scientist of the Year Colin Jackson (centre) with ACT
ANU's Colin Jackson named ACT's inaugural Scientist of the Year
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
Photo: ACT's inaugural Scientist of the Year Colin Jackson (centre) with ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr (left) and Australia's Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb (right). (ABC News:... Read more
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The Courier
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCKids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Kids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it in senior high school? Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it, standards are falling and so the number of kids taking science in... Read more
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Canberra Times
ANU's Nobel Prize winning vice-chancellor to take home $1 millionProfessor Brian Schmidt with ANU chancellor Professor Gareth Evans at the annou
ANU's Nobel Prize winning vice-chancellor to take home $1 million
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
Professor Brian Schmidt with ANU chancellor Professor Gareth Evans at the announcement in June the astronomer would be the ANU's 12th vice-chancellor. Photo: Graham Tidy He's been tasked with taking the national university to places it's never been,... Read more
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Manning River Times
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCKids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
Manning River Times / Posted 13 days ago
Kids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it in senior high school? Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it, standards are falling and so the number of kids taking science in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCStudents at Bulli High School attend the University of Wollongong Science Exper
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 days ago
Students at Bulli High School attend the University of Wollongong Science Experience, however not all students are so enamoured of the subject. Photo: Paul Jones Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCStudents at Bulli High School attend the University of Wollongong Science Exper
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Students at Bulli High School attend the University of Wollongong Science Experience, however not all students are so enamoured of the subject. Photo: Paul Jones Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it,... Read more
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WA Today
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCStudents at Bulli High School attend the University of Wollongong Science Exper
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
WA Today / Posted 13 days ago
Students at Bulli High School attend the University of Wollongong Science Experience, however not all students are so enamoured of the subject. Photo: Paul Jones Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it,... Read more
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The Age
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCStudents at Bulli High School attend the University of Wollongong Science Exper
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
Students at Bulli High School attend the University of Wollongong Science Experience, however not all students are so enamoured of the subject. Photo: Paul Jones Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it,... Read more
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The Courier
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCKids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
The Courier / Posted 14 days ago
Kids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it in senior high school? Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it, standards are falling and so the number of kids taking science in... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCKids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 14 days ago
Kids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it in senior high school? Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it, standards are falling and so the number of kids taking science in... Read more
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The Young Witness
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCKids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
The Young Witness / Posted 14 days ago
Kids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it in senior high school? Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it, standards are falling and so the number of kids taking science in... Read more
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Western Advocate
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCKids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
Western Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Kids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it in senior high school? Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it, standards are falling and so the number of kids taking science in... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCKids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
Kiama Independent / Posted 14 days ago
Kids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it in senior high school? Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it, standards are falling and so the number of kids taking science in... Read more
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Manning River Times
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCKids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
Manning River Times / Posted 14 days ago
Kids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it in senior high school? Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it, standards are falling and so the number of kids taking science in... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCKids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 14 days ago
Kids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it in senior high school? Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it, standards are falling and so the number of kids taking science in... Read more
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The North West Star
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCKids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
The North West Star / Posted 14 days ago
Kids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it in senior high school? Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it, standards are falling and so the number of kids taking science in... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCKids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
Daily Liberal / Posted 14 days ago
Kids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it in senior high school? Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it, standards are falling and so the number of kids taking science in... Read more
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The Border Mail
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSCKids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it
Four myths about why your kids aren't studying science for the HSC
The Border Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Kids just don't like science, right? Not true. So why are they not studying it in senior high school? Australian school children just aren't interested in science, are no good at it, standards are falling and so the number of kids taking science in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Not enough being done to help underperforming students, academic saysNAPLAN: Schools could boost academic performance by focusing on best and worst-
Not enough being done to help underperforming students, academic says
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
NAPLAN: Schools could boost academic performance by focusing on best and worst-performing students, academic says Photo:Academics say NAPLAN should focus more on the best and worst-performing students, as well as those for whom English is a second... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Student results stall over seven yearsThe reading, writing and maths skills of Australian schools students have basic
Student results stall over seven years
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 days ago
The reading, writing and maths skills of Australian schools students have basically stagnated since national testing started seven years ago. NAPLAN results released on Wednesday show that nationally, student achievement has stalled since 2008... Read more
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Perth Now
Student results stall over seven yearsTHE reading, writing and maths skills of Australian schools students have basic
Student results stall over seven years
Perth Now / Posted 23 days ago
THE reading, writing and maths skills of Australian schools students have basically stagnated since national testing started seven years ago. NAPLAN results released on Wednesday show that nationally, student achievement has stalled since 2008... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Generic TV still of 2 anonymous students writing at school desk at unidentified Qld primary school. Chief scientist Professor Ian Chubb says he is concerned Australia has fallen
Generic TV still of 2 anonymous students writing at school desk at unidentified Qld primary school.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
Chief scientist Professor Ian Chubb says he is concerned Australia has fallen behind in maths at an international level. ABC TV News - file ima... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
NAPLAN results show 'limited' improvement in students' skillsNAPLAN results: Annual numeracy and literacy report shows 'limited' significant
NAPLAN results show 'limited' improvement in students' skills
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
NAPLAN results: Annual numeracy and literacy report shows 'limited' significant improvement in students' skills Australia's curriculum authority has said parents have the right to expect more improvement than what is being shown in the nation's... Read more
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The Age
The toughest question of all: why is Australia falling behind in maths?Sum total of effort and passion: Lumen Christi Catholic Primary School teacher
The toughest question of all: why is Australia falling behind in maths?
The Age / Posted 1 months ago
Sum total of effort and passion: Lumen Christi Catholic Primary School teacher Cassandra Lowry delights in maths. Here she is helping her year 3 extension program students. Photo: Josh Robenstone From the smartphone and credit cards in your pocket... Read more
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Weekly Times
Exports tipped in Australia’s Agricultural Future report to double by 2050BEEF exports to China are tipped to reach $55 billion in the next 35 years, whi
Exports tipped in Australia’s Agricultural Future report to double by 2050
Weekly Times / Posted 1 months ago
BEEF exports to China are tipped to reach $55 billion in the next 35 years, while an untapped market in dairy product exports to India could yield up to $68 billion. That’s the prediction of a new report into Australian agriculture, which states... Read more

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