Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - September, 2016
An honorary doctorate given to former prime minister John Howard has been labelled “deeply scandalous and inappropriate” ...
Over-funding figures revealed
Ice core warning questioned
Study finds side-effects skipped
Endorsement ordered for science success
Australian diets dip in value
Imbalance behind big health gaps
Trump told Paris matters
Ancient scroll digitally unwrapped
Experts have digitally analysed the extremely fragile En-Gedi scroll.
Australians rise in uni ranks
Six Australian universities are among the top 100 in the world, according to the latest Times rankings.
Island research upgrades expected
Australian scientists are calling for the Federal Government to come through with funding for the Macquarie Island research centre.
Ministers going back over Gonski
State governments have been pulled into an overhaul of the Gonski school funding model.
Scullion claims "cracker" meeting
The Indigenous Affairs Minister has met with unhappy Indigenous ...
Offshore contracts rushed, Dutton says
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton admits his department has made mistakes in its handling of contracts for offshore detention centres.
Users praise single parent emojis
Single parents and their children are celebrating the inclusion of new single-parent emojis in the new iPhone operating system.
Videos viewed as top tool
A new study has some tips on how health promotion groups can get more online engagement.
Disturbing class assaults revealed in NT
Northern Territory teachers reportedly face hundreds of assaults each year.
OECD figures show high class sizes
A new global education report has found Australian class sizes are higher than average, but the Government insists standards are not lower.
Sex ed stuck worldwide
Sex education is often negative, heterosexist, out of touch, and taught by poorly trained, embarrassed teachers.