Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - September, 2013
A new study published this week reveals the work of an international team of scientists, who combed records to find 48 new possible causes of multiple sclerosis and markers for several similar conditions.
School administrators in remote New South Wales have responded to comments by Education Minister Adrian Piccoli that they were in an “appalling” and “disgusting” condition.
Many regional universities will be anxiously waiting on the outcome of recent word from the federal Education Minister, with Chris Pyne indicating changes are on the way for tertiary admittance and student unionism.
A team at the University of Sydney have reconstructed a particularly violent event in our galaxy’s history, rendering a nearby black hole which briefly leapt into life, consumed a star and spewed energy across space.
Engineering students from schools around the country will be putting their custom-built robotic companions into battle for the 2013 National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition.
Catholic school teachers from regional Victoria say they are being left behind by their state-sector counterparts, pushing for a pay rise and improved entitlements.
There is still strong resentment between parts of the Western Australian education sector and the State Government, with 15,000 staff taking to the streets in strike action on Thursday.
With recent statistics finding almost half of Tasmanian adults cannot read or write at a high school level, a push has begun to put specialists in every school to address the ongoing issue.