Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - August, 2017
The Education Minister says a new ruling will let unis modernise their staffing.
Stay in school for heart health
A new study links staying in school with a lower risk of heart disease.
Telethon reveals trans trials
Trans kids are at much higher risk for suicide and are approximately 10 times more likely ...
Drug test trial questioned
The Federal Government is planning random drug tests for welfare recipients ...
CDP pushing people to the brink
An NT MP has described how a work-for-the-dole scheme is driving people to desperation.
Scramble to fix psych loss
Authorities say safety of trainee psychiatrists and patients was behind the decision to suspend the Royal Hobart Hospital's training accreditation.
Anti-vax docs called out
A small group of Melbourne doctors have been accused of helping families dodge ‘No Jab, No Play’ laws.
Boys display high rate of misbehaviour
A new study says one in five primary school boys exhibit emotional and behavioural problems.
Experts review what Exxon knew
Harvard University researchers say Exxon Mobil has intentionally misrepresented climate science.
Ministers trade child care blame
The federal education minister has accused the SA Government of exposing children to “dodgy” childcare operators.
Uni sector growing through struggle
UNSW’s deputy vice-chancellor has reflected on the growing pains of Australian universities.
School slammed for maths mistake
Somehow, a NSW high school has taught senior students the wrong maths course.
Antarctic lake reveals new method for DNA
Australian researchers have discovered an entirely new way of sharing DNA, in a study of Antarctic microbes.
Vaccine messaging assessed
New research suggests it is hard to promote the success of vaccination, but easy to scare mothers with the risks.
Council creating paths to employment
A Victorian council has launched an innovative new program to teach vulnerable young people how to secure a job.
HSC re-sit required
Students at a Sydney high school will have to re-sit HSC trial exams after the test papers appeared ahead of time.
Outback rocks shed light on ancient life
ANU scientists are solving the mysteries of how life as we know it first emerged.
Young minds miss money matters
The leader of a finance education group has reflected on the effect of modern payment systems on kids’ financial literacy.