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Emma Macdonald is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times.
Emma Macdonald Macquarie Primary School principal Wendy Cave has a simple suggestion on how schools can better engage with parents: ''Turn on the lights, open the door and invite parents inside.''
Emma Macdonald The ACT will spearhead new research into how parents should best engage with their children's learning.
Emma Macdonald The introduction of pay parking at the University of Canberra last week has been described as rushed and poorly designed according to staff and students who are now required to pay upwards of $3 to...
Emma Macdonald Spelling and numeracy at high school level continue to be the ACT's greatest educational weak points.
Emma Macdonald Another round of NAPLAN testing has come and gone - and the sky has not fallen in.
Emma Macdonald The Canberra Times' league tables of ACT schools' literacy and numeracy scores continue to show that independent schools dominate their Catholic and government counterparts.
Fleta Page and Emma Macdonald The Australian National University is investigating an alleged case of religious harassment that took place against Jewish students.
Emma Macdonald The ACT remains the highest performing state or territory for literacy and numeracy.
Emma Macdonald NAPLAN success a combination of motivating teachers to make a difference, and making school a happy and inviting place for the children.
Emma Macdonald Two businesses at the Ainslie shops have been ordered to close by the ACT Workplace Safety Commissioner because of fears a cracked roof may allow deadly amosite asbestos to escape.
Emma Macdonald The Royal family are being served up the same itinerary that seems to be rolled out whenever high office descends on our gentle city... Forgive me if I drifted off momentarily.
Emma Macdonald Private Capital: Famous landmark helps Xiang Lei win University of Canberra’s children’s book competition.
Emma Macdonald The Australian Education Union not only backs new literacy and numeracy tests for qualified teachers, but also wants entry scores for education degrees raised and the qualification time increased.
Emma Macdonald The ACT will be the first state or territory to introduce literacy and numeracy testing for government school teachers.
Emma Macdonald Billionaire businessman Graham Tuckwell credits his success to Turner Primary School.
Emma Macdonald Canberra's changing weather patterns have wrought havoc on the collective nerves of Canberra garden lovers. But none have monitored the skies so closely, as the Kingston traders.
Emma Macdonald The owners of 1049 Canberra homes that were exposed to Mr Fluffy asbestos in the 1970s will be urged by the ACT Government to have their homes professionally inspected for remnants of the potentially...
Emma Macdonald Nearly 15,000 students from 88 countries have enrolled in the Australian National University's first ever online courses.
Emma Macdonald Ainslie gets a bit of a ribbing by the rest of Canberra. It has an air of smug self-satisfaction about it combined with a burgeoning hipster vibe which leaches across Limestone Avenue from Braddon.
Emma Macdonald Australia is playing a role in what may be a global wipe-out of one of the world's largest public health assets - the capacity of women to breastfeed their infants.