Archived News for Education Sector Professionals
Research suggests a tonal mother-tongue boosts melodic perception at the cost of rhythmic ability.
STEM split persists
A wide range of 'women in STEM' programmes have failed to overcome men’s domination of science and technology fields.
Rimmer returns for school run
The Federal Government has welcomed top civil servant, Ben Rimmer, as part of its efforts to revamp the nation's higher education sector.
Depression links studied
A family history of depression could be linked to lower cognitive performance in the next generation, according to UK research.
Kiwi deal reached
Australia has announced that New Zealanders who have been living in Australia for four years can now apply for Australian citizenship.
ARC reforms outlined
A major review of Australian Research Council (ARC) legislation has been released.
Study money sliding
A new review finds Australia is lagging behind similar countries in funding basic research.
Child crisis highlighted
Politicians have been slammed for ignoring Australia’s child maltreatment crisis.
Court orders Stolen compensation
The NSW Supreme Court has approved a class action settlement for descendants of the Stolen Generations in the Northern Territory.
Preschool expansion outlined
Julia Gillard has called for universal preschool for three-year-olds to be rolled out in SA.
Price claims Voice divisive
Opposition spokesperson Jacinta Nampijinpa Price has appeared in the first advertisement for the Voice to Parliament ‘No’ campaign.
Space boss swears on Sagan
Makenzie Lystrup has become the first woman to be appointed as director of the Goddard Space Flight Center in NASA's history.
Uniforms drive dropouts
New research shows gendered school sport uniforms play a “major role” in high drop-out rates of teenage girls in sport.
Robodebt collectors dropped
Government Services Minister Bill Shorten has taken steps to remove three private debt-collection agencies from Services Australia.