Primary school students will be encouraged to assess their place in the universe, the nature of existence and the morality of human behaviour, when some Victorian school introduce ethics classes this year.
Australian scientists have discovered an entirely new mineral, unique in structure and composition among the world's 4,000 known types.
Australian astronomers will have access to one of the most advanced devices in the world for investigating the origin of stars, with the launch of a $13 million tool.
Some of the most expensive schools in the country are forking out massive sums for new works to attract the next generation of well-off students.
Federal Attorney-General George Brandis says ignoring people who deny climate science is “medieval”.
As young people gain greater access to the world of finance, their level of knowledge on how to manage money has dropped.
Females make up just under a quarter of new engineering undergrads at one university, proving the efficacy of a program to boost numbers.
Charles Darwin University has appointed a new chief for rural campuses across the Northern Territory.
Three Australian academics have condemned the $16.2 billion Building the Education Revolution scheme as a stuff-up destined to become “an international case study of government failure”.
A recent conference has heard of a shift in China, re-tooling its education sector to produce the science and technology that will fuel the future.
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