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Concerns as COVID-19 reveals learning gaps

COVID-19 has brought about disruption on a global scale, and this disruption has been keenly felt in classrooms across the country, as well as here in the ACT, as shutdowns required students to learn from home.

ANU Quidditch Club open for new members

The ANU Quidditch Club will next month belatedly launch their 2020 season with open training sessions, and they want you to join them.

Former ANU student sues college for failing duty of care

A former ANU student has accused John XXIII College of a culture of excessive drinking during 2014-2015.

Merici College Principal joins TikTok trend

Boosting student morale amid a global pandemic came naturally to Merici College Principal Loretta Wholley; and all she had to do was download popular social media app TikTok.

CGGS jumps rope with some serious heart

Year five students at Canberra Girls Grammar School (CGGS) picked up their skipping ropes on Friday 26 June, for the annual Heart Foundation Jump Rope for Heart ‘Jump Off’ day.   At the...

Canberra universities plan to fly in international students

ANU and UC are working with the State and Federal Governments to piolet the first international students back into the country.

45 years of teaching: ‘a difficult job and getting harder’

Stephen Ford has been a teacher for 45 years, and despite two attempts at retirement, is back working in an ACT classroom, this time at Erindale College.

UC to allow late withdrawal from units without academic penalty

Responding to a request from the University’s Student Representative Council (UCSRC), the University of Canberra (UC) will allow students to withdraw from their units up until the exam period commences. Students who withdraw...

Back to school this month for most ACT school students

The ACT’s public school students will begin returning to face-to-face in a staggered approach that will see some students back on campus in 11 days’ time.

ACT public school students could return to classrooms early

There is scope for some ACT public school students to return earlier than planned if some public health restrictions are loosened in the coming months.

Passport to Education: Your guide to enrolments in 2021 and beyond

Guide to enrolments in 2021 and beyond While 2020 is turning out to be a year like no other in all spheres of life, including education, it’s time to look ahead to enrolment...