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Should universities be enforcers or educators? Why do students cheat? What should the consequences be for cheaters? Do Australia's universities face a plague of cheating? If so, how should they respond?
Schools join to train teachers Five Sydney schools have got proactive about sourcing their future employees, joining together to pilot a training program which will ensure the supply of high-quality teachers.
The maths of life, evolution and our world – Mahler Lecture Tour 2019 This December join University of Cambridge Corfield Lecturer Dr Holly Krieger in Melbourne and Brisbane during her national 2019 Mahler Lecture Tour and explore the maths of our world.
Employers need to get involved in training youth High youth unemployment is persistent and vocational training and strong connections between industry and education could be the way to get past it.
Australia’s literacy woes demand fresh thinking Many have tried many have failed, there have been any number of approaches to teaching literacy in Australia and most seem to have made little impact on the unacceptably bad level of teenage reading and writing skills.
School children have too much phone time, not enough play time Should the phone be banned in schools? A fraught question, but what can’t be denied is the number of kids glued to their screens while they’re doing just about everything, walking, riding the bus, waiting for a train, studying ...
Australia’s brightest young inventors go to NASA Three of Australia’s brightest young inventors will be heading to NASA in the USA after being named national winners of Origin’s littleBIGidea competition.
Talk-And-Walk-A-Thon promotes peer support The Talk-And-Walk-A-Thon aims to raise awareness of the importance of connectedness, getting kids out walking and talking rather than staring at phones.
Australian employers want more than a degree It’s the end of the year and for another cohort that means thinking about a course and an ensuing career, it’s worth noting that there are changes in the employment landscape and what employers are looking for.
A better future through food When you think about it, most of what we do as people centres on food, it’s essential for life and how it is produced and consumed has huge implications for our future.
Still great to be a teacher when it comes to jobs Again, you will be glad that you completed that teaching degree as once again one of the areas with the healthiest job growth has been education and training.
Why we need more male teachers There are a lot of kids who are a bit light on males in their lives, the reasons are many and in a teaching environment introducing more males could be a good thing.
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