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New resources from ACER aim to improve young children’s scientific understanding

The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) has released a free set of resources aiming to improve young children’s scientific understanding by encouraging educators to recognise science not just as a subject, but as an approach to learning that is present in everyday activities.

1 day ago

by Freya Lucas

ECEC trainee named as Trainee of the Year finalist in Western NSW Training Awards

Katie Clements, a resident of Cowra in New South Wales, has been named as a finalist for the 2020 Trainee of the Year at the Western NSW Training Awards.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Yuluwirri Kids educator announced as 2020 NSW Trainee of the Year finalist

Marshandra Naden, familiar to readers of The Sector from a recent piece announcing her as the recipient of a Pat Dixon Scholarship, has progressed to he finals of the 2020 NSW Trainee of the Year Awards for the New England Region. ​​

7 days ago

by Freya Lucas

ECEC educator recognised as Pat Dixon 2020 scholarship winner

As Australia commences a week of reflection and understanding with the acknowledgement of National Reconciliation Week, two promising New South Wales Aboriginal council workers have been awarded the Pat Dixon scholarship, established in honour of the Dhanggati woman who became the first Aboriginal woman elected to local government in Australia.

9 days ago

by Freya Lucas

NESA and Council of Deans develop new framework for NSW preservice ECTs

The New South Wales Council of Deans of Education (NSWCDE) and NESA have developed a new flexible framework for professional experience placements during the period of the coronavirus pandemic, designed to ensure that high standards are maintained while adapting to the needs and arrangements of each education setting.

14 days ago

by Freya Lucas