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Ruby Lyons-Reid named as 2022 Public Education Foundation’s Teachers Health Early Career Scholarship recipient

Ruby Lyons-Reid is this year's recipient of the Public Education Foundations Teachers Health Early Career Scholarship. A Tasmanian teacher has been named as the recipient of this year's Public Education Foundation's Teachers Health Early Career Scholarship. Ruby Lyons-Reid teaches year 11 and 12 English, creative writing and Tasmanian Aboriginal studies for the Tasmanian E-School, an online and distance education provider for students from kinder to year 12. This scholarship supports public school teachers who are [...]

Three principals recognised with prestigious Harvard scholarship

Three outstanding Australian principals will take on a professional education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education after being announced the recipients of the 2022 Principals Scholarships.The winning principals were Prairiewood High School principal Belinda Giudice, Michael Sloan, principal of Bathurst’s Denison College of Secondary Education, Kelso High Campus, and Charnwood-Dunlop School principal Danielle Porter.The scholarships, run by the Public Education Foundation and Teachers Mutual Bank, are valued at approximately $16,000 and includes program tuition for one of two prestigious Harvard Graduate [...]

Assange lawyer Jennifer Robinson’s plan to correct imbalance between public and private school education

Jennifer Robinson is often on the evening news. For three straight weeks last July, her image was beamed around the world holding actor Amber Heard's hand as they made their way through sometimes hostile crowds into the Royal Courts of Justice in London where Johnny Depp was suing the Sun newspaper. Who was this woman in the red power suit, the world wanted to know? She is, they would discover, an internationally acclaimed Australian human rights lawyer. Heard [...]

School’s ‘crucial’ program helps refugee students transition into their new lives in Australia

14 September, 2017: Sydney's Chester Hill High School has been recognised by the Public Education Foundation for their Refugee Welcome Program, which helps refugee students get familiar with their new surroundings. A high school in Sydney's south-west has been recognised for helping refugees transition into their new lives in Australia. Chester Hill High School's "Refugee Welcome Program" is a school-wide program, with its Intensive English Centre (IEC) at the core. The program is designed to help refugees acclimatise [...]

Rockingham Beach Primary School principal goes Ivy League

2 September 2017: Stefanie Balogh, The Australian --- It’s undoubtedly a long way from Perth’s suburban outskirts to the lecture halls of one of the world’s centres of learning excellence, Harvard. As many do, Rockingham Beach Primary School principal Jacqui O’Donnell had dreamed of one day setting foot on the Ivy League university’s campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In July, reality surpassed her daydreams when O’Donnell attended an intensive professional education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education [...]

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