Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - November, 2019
New South Wales is looking at rolling out a star rating system for childcare centres.
Respect events supported
Victorian councils are supporting 16 days of activism against gender-based violence.
Robodebt was 'unlawful'
The Federal Government has admitted its robodebt scheme was unlawful, as it settles a legal challenge.
Academy slams misused science
The Australian Academy of Science is “greatly concerned” about the cherrypicking and misrepresentation of scientific evidence.
Megafauna deaths detailed
Scientists have completed a new study on the extinction of Australia’s megafauna, and say their demise was not only because of people.
Women face extra climate effects
New research suggests climate change will have a particularly negative impact on women.
Virtual anger as nursing aid
Nursing students may soon face a barrage of insults and belligerence from a VR simulation of an angry patient.
Call to address sex analysis
Australian medical research is in danger of becoming non-competitive on a global stage when it comes to sex and gender analysis, according to a consortium of leading universities and research institutions.
Pens boost coral sex
Coral researchers have been slaving over a radical new project, rearing millions of coral babies.
State funds light-printing
The Victorian Government has put up funds to support a breakthrough 3D-printing technology.
School mental scheme successful
A new mental health program is helping teens recognise and support peers at risk.
Second hint of fifth force
For years scientists have operated on the assumption that the universe is works under four fundamental forces ...
PC audits NT child money
The Productivity Commission says around half a billion in spending on NT child protection has been used inefficiently.
Ag boost sought synthetically
Synthetic biology could transform Australia’s agricultural sector into a $100 billion industry.
Earth's magnetic notes revealed
New recordings show the Earth singing a strange song when the Sun is having bad weather.
Seagrass teams saving natives
A team of ‘underwater gardeners’ is working to stem the decline of an endangered seagrass.
Charity gets UN nod
Save the Children Australia has become the first socially focused NGO to join the UN's Green Climate Fund.