AgForce Not Impressed

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Statements made by State Agriculture Minister mark Furner last week in State Parliament have drawn the ire AgForce. The Minister’s claims to the House that the popular school agricultural program that reaches over 10,000 Queensland students a year is “no longer relevant” have been slammed by … [Read more...]

Ag Ed Is ‘Irrelevant’

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“No Longer Relevant” is the reason Agriculture Minister Mark Furner has given this week in State Parliament behind the cut to a popular school-based agriculture program. The AG Force run SIPP program is set to be cut from schools across the State from next year by the Queensland … [Read more...]

YeS – A Project for Schools

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The Office of the eSafety Commissioner has launched a new education program, The YeS Project, encouraging young people and teachers to explore online issues including cyberbullying and image-based abuse, sparking important conversations and problem solving in students’ online and offline … [Read more...]

Backlash to Schools Ag Funding Cut

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LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has slammed the Government move to axe funding for a popular children’s agricultural education program in Queensland schools. She’s demanding that the funding be reinstated as a matter of priority. “Annastacia Palaszczuk’s decision to cut funding for ag education … [Read more...]

Queensland Senior Students Ready for QCS test

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Year 12 students across Our Towns join with 28,000 students across the state on Tuesday to sit the Queensland Core Skills (QCS) Test this week. The tests, conducted by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) will be Held on Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th September. Students … [Read more...]

Spotlight Shines on Teachers & Schools

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Twenty-three exemplary Queensland state schools and educators have been named as finalists in the 2018 Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools… and the Regions in the running. Goondiwindi State High School is nominated for the QSuper Showcase Award for Excellence in the Secondary Years for … [Read more...]