Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - February, 2021
Aboriginal community members from New South Wales have shared their experiences and perspectives on the indirect impacts of COVID-19 in their communities.
Democracy knocked to 'narrow'
A new report has changed the rating of Australia’s democracy from “open” to “narrowed”.
Bully study shows 'frenemy' effect
Teens are more likely to be bullied by their friends than classmates they do not know well, according to a new study.
Feds fold to Facebook
Both sides are claiming victory in the stoush between the Federal Government and big tech companies.
Small class boost not universal
Experts say smaller classes do not necessarily increase academic performance.
Wage stats show shrinking gap
The latest pay gap stats show women earn less than their male counterparts, but the gap is shrinking.
Dingoes help outback balance
Satellite imagery shows the effect of removing dingoes from the landscape.
Mars probe uploads descent
Vision has been released of the dramatic moment NASA’s Perseverance rover landed on Mars.
Lead levels high in Port Pirie
The levels of lead in the blood of Port Pirie children have been re-assessed.
New probe and drone on Mars
NASA's Perseverance rover has landed on Mars after a seven-month journey over nearly half a billion kilometres.
NSW starts principal fast-track
A new scheme in NSW seeks to cut the time it takes for top teachers to become principals.
Key sites cut in broad news ban
Important government services have been blocked in Facebook’s news ban.
Union urges teacher vax
Queensland teachers want to be included as a priority workforce group in the national rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.
MDBA backs traditional links
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority is in important collaborations with Traditional Owners across Australia.
Hydrogen bowser backed
Victoria will soon be home to a hydrogen fuel station dedicated to research purposes.
Climate science risks misinterpretation
Experts say climate research is at risk of being misrepresented in business and financial markets.