What’s your Farm Safety Story?

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That’s the question being asked of being asked of high school and university or agriculture college students aged between 13 and 21 by the Primary Industries Health and Safety Partnership (PIHSP) who are seeking young people’s input into farm safety. The inaugural farm safety student video … [Read more...]

A Future in Agriculture?

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The Horizon Scholarships, an initiative of the Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC), are now open to first-year university students studying agriculture-related degrees. The scholarships’ offer $5,000 per year for the duration of a student’s university degree and … [Read more...]

Teaching the Teachers

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The advances in agriculture and ensuring teachers, themselves, know what goes into modern farming and agriculture - That’s the purpose of a four-day conference being stage in the State Capital by AgForce this week. More than 120 teachers from right across Australia will come together for the … [Read more...]

Clock Ticking and QTAC’s got Issues

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School leavers have until Monday to change their university preferences but are being hindered in so doing because of computer and technical issues at QTAC. The Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre has admitted to major hiccups in their system which means they are struggling this year to keep up … [Read more...]

The Count Down is On

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For our Year 12 graduates, the countdown is on today, as tomorrow is the day that the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority releases results and OPs online. Across the state 51,613 Year 12 students achieved a Queensland Certificate of Education, or 93 per cent of year 12 students. And … [Read more...]

More than just NEXT Week

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Schools done for Our Year 12’s. OK - The class of 2016 - This is for you. Congratulations as you finish this chapter of your lives and move on to the rest of the story that is the unfolding, living autobiography of each of you. Simply remember this - It’s YOUR Story. Not a buddie’s, not … [Read more...]

Year 12 Changes Delayed

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The change that has been described as ‘the most significant’ to senior schooling in Queensland in more than 40 years been placed on hold. Those key changes to the Queensland Year 12 Grading system will now be deferred by a further 12 months. The existing OP score for high school graduates will … [Read more...]