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Monday, 25 Oct 2021
Author: editor-nrk

Victorian students lead the nation in NAPLAN

This year, Victorian primary and secondary students achieved the State’s best ever reading and numeracy NAPLAN results. NAPLAN measures literacy and numeracy skills, which every student needs to succeed in future work and study. Victorian students have been steadily achieving higher NAPLAN results since 2015. This year’s NAPLAN results show they’re among the nation’s top performers. […]

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Introducing young kids to the magic of reading

When introducing young children to the joy of reading, author and father Adrian Beck spreads the magic of books both at home and at work. ‘We began reading to our two girls when they were both babies,’ Adrian says. ‘When kids find books they love, reading feels like a treat and books become treasured.’ Adrian […]

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Celebrating the best in applied learning

The recent Victorian Certificate for Applied Learning (VCAL) Achievement Awards recognised students, teachers and community organisations for their community projects, developing excellent work skills, fundraising campaigns and more. The VCAL Achievement Awards acknowledge students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and made a significant contribution to their schools and communities. The Awards also recognise the contribution […]

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Top Acts puts student creativity on display

Braybrook College’s band was one of the 19 performances in Top Acts 2018 by outstanding VCE and VCE VET students at the Melbourne Recital Centre. Braybrook College’s band has members from Samoa, Tonga, Vietnam and West Africa, who came together through their passion for music. 18-year-old band member Bernadette Silao says, ‘I was part of the […]

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Prime Numbers–Why are They So Exciting?

From the beginning of human history, prime numbers aroused human curiosity. What are they? Why are the questions related to them so hard? One of the most interesting things about prime numbers is their distribution among the natural numbers. On a small scale, the appearance of prime numbers seems random, but on a large scale […]

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Emulsions Can Replace Artificial Dyes in Beverages

INTRODUCTION Color is an important characteristic for food products, since it influences people’s preference and choice [1]. For example, how would you feel if you bought a tangerine-flavored sports drink and it was green? It would be a bit weird, wouldn’t it? Several food products are naturally colorless and in other food products, the original […]

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Water rules Amazonian biodiversity

THE BIGGEST RIVER ON EARTH Amazonia is the area drained by the Amazon River, and Amazonia covers about 7 million km2. This massive area contains a large proportion of the world’s microbial, animal, and plant species that together form a complex forest, both above ground and underwater. Almost everything about this mighty river is truly […]

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Shhhh… Danger is Out There

INTRODUCTION Imagine you are swimming in the sea on a warm sunny day, immersed in your thoughts, when suddenly a group of people starts screaming and swimming hurriedly toward the shore. What do you do? Quick! This requires a fast decision! (A) Continue swimming in a relaxed way. (B) Stay still, in the same position. […]

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