Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - June, 2019
Indigenous depression tool tested
Experts have created a culturally-appropriate depression screening tool for Aboriginal people.
NAPLAN switch delayed
A new deadline has been set for the transition to online-only NAPLAN after a series of technical glitches.
Big fees for free schooling
Public schooling in Australia takes in about $1 billion from parents each year in the form of supposedly ‘voluntary’ bills.
Flag firm linked to fake art
The company that wants to stop others from using the Aboriginal flag has ties with a group fined for producing fake aboriginal artwork.
Key trees felled in ACT
Two eucalyptus trees sacred to Canberra's Indigenous community have been cut down.
New weather tech looms
A major rocket launch this week sent 24 new satellites into space, including some for Australia ...
New analysis says robots will take up to 20 million manufacturing jobs around the world by 2030.
Uni backs controversial course
A controversial new course has been approved by the University of Wollongong, despite court action and staff concerns.
Early boost plotted
A new study suggests early childhood education could double the return on its investment.
OSIRIS sidles up
NASA has moved a spacecraft closer to an asteroid than ever before, and managed to snap a photo.
ALGA backs recognition vote
Australia’s councils want a referendum on giving local government constitutional recognition.
Slow going for Indigenous advance
An official audit has found the $5 billion Indigenous Advancement Strategy is not being properly evaluated.
WIN cuts country news
WIN News has dealt a blow to regional communities by cutting off new services.
Booze laws boost home sessions
A three-year QLD study has found drinking laws increased pre-drinking.
Modelling plots first migration
New modelling has found that the First Australians arrived in large groups using complex technologies.
CSIRO studies possible futures
CSIRO has worked with over 20 organisations on a new landmark report projecting Australia’s future to 2060.
New funds for suicide prevention
The Federal Government has announced $400,000 in funding for suicide prevention, including a program for refugees.