Archived News for Education Sector Professionals
Lab embryos advanced
A happy coincidence in a lab could revolutionise embryo models and targeted drug therapies.
Maths matters reviewed
A new study has uncovered serious issues in mathematics teaching and research.
NSW announces school help
The NSW Government has announced parents will be issued $150 “back to school” vouchers to help with cost of living pressures.
WA expands language lessons
WA’s school curriculum authority is working on a syllabus for the Punjabi language.
Class action over kids' prison
Lawyers have filed a class action against the WA Government on behalf of current and former Banksia Hill detainees.
NT changes 'racist' funding
The NT Government has scrapped a controversial school funding model based on attendance.
STI stats show drop
Australia’s annual sexual health check up shows STIs are mostly down, but this could be because of less testing.
Key fossil uncovered
Queensland scientists have unearthed a fossil described as the Rosetta Stone of marine palaeontology.
Reef rangers recognised
A Queensland women’s Indigenous ranger program has won over $1 million in an international conservation prize.
Scrapped vaccine advanced
Locally-developed vaccine technology abandoned early in the COVID-19 pandemic has been revived.
Coal mine rights breach ruled
The Queensland Land Court has ruled against a new coal mine on human rights grounds.
Students hired to ease strain
A new plan will see NSW student doctors get paid jobs in hospitals to ease staff shortages.
New site for local species
A world-first data analysis platform has been launched to understand the impacts of the climate crisis on native species.
Students prepare space plants
High school students are growing plant experiments for the International Space Station.
Gap goals stall
The latest Closing the Gap Report shows limited progress, with four targets on track, but another four going backwards.