Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - September, 2016
Tasmanian public sector unions say workers are “insulted and disrespected” by their latest pay offer.
Techno-typing hits high speed
New brain-sensing technology could reduce the amount of monkeys needed to type the complete works of Shakespeare.
Get Qualified going to court
The ACCC is taking action against a training college that promised to turn peoples’ experience into qualifications.
$8 million will help sort storage
ANU is looking for new ways to store renewable energy that can be integrated into the electricity grid.
Comorbid conditions need rounded response
A leading drug and alcohol researcher says we have to stop treating addiction and mental health separately.
Union slams school-funding plans
The Australian Education Union (AEU) has launched a war of words over the Federal Government’s latest education plan.
Palaszczuk pledges prison shift
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says 17-year-olds will be moved from adult prisons within a year.
Vital student scheme sustained
More funding has been provided for a program that gives students a visceral look at the risks of drink driving.
Twins help decode brain DNA
Australian researchers have found strong genetic influences on the structure of the brain.
Malaria work makes Eureka grade
An Australian Museum annual science award - the Eureka Prize – has been awarded to work on drug resistance in malaria parasites.
Locals find oldest fossils
Australian researchers have uncovered the world’s oldest fossils – and it could have big implications for the future.
Search for new VET head gets going
The Government is casting a wide net in its search for a new chief VET regulator.