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News, thoughts and insights on Australian secondary education.

Free exam prep tool—plus 4 (more) reasons to use the new Jacaranda Live It Up 2 for VCE PE

Free exam prep tool—plus 4 (more) reasons to use the new Jacaranda Live It Up 2 for VCE PE

Jacaranda explains how teachers can set their VCE PE students up for exam success with Jacaranda Live It Up 2 and studyON (now free with all new VCE titles).

Five reasons why Jacaranda is the only choice for the new VCE Health and Human Development Study Design

Five reasons why Jacaranda is the only choice for the new VCE Health and Human Development Study Design

This is a guest post by Andrew Beaumont, a Health and Human Development teacher at St Bede’s College, Mentone and VCAA assessor for 13 years.

3 steps to increase student engagement through video

3 steps to increase student engagement through video

Jacaranda explores how to use educational video in the classroom, and how learnON incorporates video and interactive learning to increase student engagement.

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5 reasons why learnON is so much better than the printable (PDF)

Still relying on the printable that comes with learnON? Here are five reasons to ditch the PDF and use learnON as your core digital teaching resource.

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Are you ready for NAPLAN 2017? Download our free teacher’s guide

Download our free Teacher’s Guide to NAPLAN 2017 and beyond to ensure your students are ready and perform their best during this important test.

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Teach with learnON: tips for your subject

To help you teach with learnON, check out our insider tips on how to get the most out of the platform for your teaching area.

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3 steps to make the most out of National FutureSchools Expo

National FutureSchools Expo is a massive annual event in education, attracting more than 2,000 attendees. This guide highlights three easy steps to help you get the most out of your time at the expo.

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Five facts about the Jacaranda Atlas

As we look toward the 50th anniversary of the Jacaranda Atlas in 2018, we share five facts about this iconic Australian reference tool for the secondary school market.

How to get students to read deeply on digital devices

How to get students to read deeply on digital devices

With more schools going digital, it's important to focus on reading comprehension and ensure students learn how to read deeply on digital devices.