Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - November, 2015
Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species has been voted the most influential academic book of all time.
Perth picked for refugee re-settlement
The WA Government says a lack of resources means that most of its upcoming intake of Syrian refugees will be resettled in Perth.
Sport study shows advertising infection
Australian researchers have exposed a potential dark side to sports supporters’ apparel.
Monash secures solid equality mark
One of Australia’s leading research institutions has been awarded for its exemplary level of workplace gender equality.
Tech firms race to take the sky
Two of the world’s best-known tech firms are racing to create a system of autonomous airships that will bring the internet to as yet unconnected parts of the world.
Uni cash crisis denied
The vice-chancellor of a Group of Eight (Go8) university has broken ranks, saying there is no crisis in Australia's higher education system and there is no particularly strong case for students to have to pay more.
WA shows need for new blood
More than one third of WA public school teachers are aged 50 or older, the state’s Department of Education has revealed.
Canberra tech campus sacrificed for south-side
The Canberra Institute of Technology’s (CIT) Woden campus will close sometime near the end of 2017.
Gonski's closing act could still be cut
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has hinted that his government will fund the final two years of the Gonski education model.
QLD union gets desk-level access to new blood
Reports say Queensland's public sector unions are moving “desk to desk” and “floor by floor” through government offices to recruit new workers.
Talented kids take on techno-classroom
There is some good feedback emerging from a new type of school that allows talented kids to learn via video link.
Climate survey shows partisan opinions
A far-reaching CSIRO survey has found Australians views on climate change run on distinctly political lines.
Locals taking better view of multicultural country
University researchers have taken an in-depth look at Australians’ views on cultural diversity, immigration and social cohesion.