Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - December, 2014
School principals in WA will have their normal last-day-of-school celebrations interrupted, as the Government has decided to give them their 2015 budgets just hours before the school year ends.
The phrase “rare as hen’s teeth” would have made little sense until 116 million years ago, as new research shows up to then many birds had a full set of pearly whites.
It is annoying when a random piece of information seems to push an important one out of our memory – but researchers say there is so much space that this is almost impossible.
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) says that cheap genetic tests ordered online are like everything else purchased that way – sub-standard, unhelpful and likely misleading.
A small win in a rough week for Education Minister Christopher Pyne, with the passage of legislation aimed at improving the effectiveness of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).