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‘Thank you for believing in me’: Year 12s pen special tribute to their families and teachers

There’s been plenty written about the unique challenges faced by this year’s graduating Queensland seniors. But through all the twists and turns of 2020 – adapting to a brand new [ … ]

A video message of thanks from parents on World Teachers’ Day

Did your child’s teacher go above and beyond during 2020? A note of thanks or a quick word of encouragement means so much to teachers who work hard each and [ … ]

‘You are more than your ATAR’: university chief’s message of support to Year 12 students

University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor Michael Spence has written an open letter to Australia’s senior students, urging them to keep the upcoming final exam season in perspective. Queensland’s Year 12 students [ … ]

Online parent-teacher interviews during COVID-19: a welcome change for many parents

Case Study: St Andrew’s Anglican College For St Andrew’s Anglican College, the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of ideas and changes the 1,300-student school had been “tinkering away” with for [ … ]