Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - June, 2020
Chinese researchers have used quantum entanglement to send an encrypted message further than ever before.
Sensors set on water use
CSIRO scientists are working to maximise every drop of irrigation water for farmers.
SA set for space hub
South Australia will be the site of Australia’s space mission control, forming the heart of the nation’s first space hub.
COVID could show local strength
The Federal Health Minister says Australia's COVID-19 studies could make it a leader in future medical research and clinical trials.
Firms quiet facial tech
Microsoft says it is holding off on selling facial recognition to US police departments.
Diverse help offered online
Experts are creating a new online learning community aimed at helping classrooms become more inclusive of the diverse learning needs of students.
Giant satellite gets set
After years of design and prototyping, experts are ready to build the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) in Western Australia – set to be the world’s largest telescope.
High marks for online intervention
Families in regional and rural NSW have been receiving virtual parenting support from researchers at UNSW Sydney.
Morrison sorry for debt scandal
Scott Morrison has apologised for any “hurt or harm” caused by the robodebt scheme ...
Schools slam China's claim
Australia's elite universities have dismissed claims that they pose a risk for Chinese students.
Scientist stereotypes studied
New research suggests the ‘mad scientist’ stereotype could be part of Australia’s STEM shortage.
Crossing fears drive drop-offs
A new survey has revealed significant concern about unsafe school crossings.
More cultural sites at risk
Indigenous Affairs Minister Ken Wyatt says no Aboriginal site should ever be damaged by mining, but another could be on the block.
Pre-school COVID study launched
Experts have launched a survey to see how Australian pre-schoolers are coping with COVID-19.
Southern Cross spells out crisis
Southern Cross University staff have been informed that the university is at a crisis point.
UA predicts decline
New models suggest Australia’s universities could lose $16 billion in revenue between now and 2023.
UOW sees cuts ahead
The University of Wollongong (UOW) has announced it may have to cut up to 300 staff.