Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - February, 2016
The Federal Government is moving three Canberra-based research agencies to regional Australia.
Energy drinks linked to off-beats
As people continue to quaff high levels of caffeine-filled energy drinks, experts are looking at what the effect might be.
Old gear not helping NSW TAFE
The NSW Government has been accused of wasting millions on a faulty TAFE IT system.
Science cuts strike at Australia's future
There is a lot of concern about the future of Australian science and technology, with hundreds of jobs cut from the leading government organisation.
Clear value in cheaper care
A new study says effective childcare reform could add tens of thousands to the workforce and bring a multi-billion-dollar economic boost.
Hovering parents hinder highschoolers
‘Helicopter parents’ could actually be hindering their child’s development by becoming too heavily involved, a new study says.
States want training change done well
The Federal Government could face a few challenges in its attempt to take over TAFE funding from the states.
Solid funding call for much-needed help
Aboriginal parents, students and educators want a consistent school funding model that actually delivers benefits.
Green light for human gene swipe
Regulators in the UK have approved genetic experiments on human embryos – the latest step in better understanding and controlling reproduction.
SA team chasing Zika vaccine
Australian medical experts are working on a vaccine for Zika virus, as cases continue to rise.