Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - March, 2021
The most popular schools in NSW continue to grow despite a cap on enrolments.
Indigenous DNA spread detailed
The genetic signal of Aboriginal Australians has been found in South America.
Mint marks Indigenous service
The Royal Australian Mint has launched a new coin commemorating Indigenous men and women who have served in the military.
Report reveals deep pork barrel
A NSW community grants program has been labelled “a brazen pork-barrel scheme”.
Senator slammed for gender stances
The new Assistant Women’s Minister has been accused of undermining survivors of sexual assault.
Academy calls for carbon efforts
Australia’s scientific community has called on the Morrison Government to aim for net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
AI aimed at ancient rock art
High-tech analysis has been applied to some of the oldest artworks in the world.
US testing local solar tech
CSIRO has welcomed planned US tests of its next-gen solar thermal technology.
Business schools changing focus
Business schools are responding to the increasing lack of Chinese markets.
Scientific appeal ignored
The NSW Court of Appeal has dismissed Kathleen Folbigg’s appeal, despite a push by Australia’s leading scientists.
Womens' wellbeing linked to school
A new study shows higher education levels are linked to higher levels of wellbeing for Australian women.
First People lead green response
Traditional Owners and scientists are meeting to form a First People’s-led response to climate change.
Study plots ancient breeding
Researchers have found a hint of something big in the human fossil record.
Ex-NDIS head slams 'robo-planning'
One of the architects of the NDIS says the government should re-think its new eligibility model.
Tech to test new supercomputer
Some high-tech research projects have been granted access to Australia’s top supercomputer.
'Sports rorts' review released
An inquiry into the ‘sports rorts’ scandal says the Morrison government tried to avoid handing over evidence.
Jobs rise out of lockdowns
Stats suggest hundreds of thousands of Australians have returned to paid employment after last year's lockdowns.
WHO reports on age discrimination
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its first report on what could be the most common form of discrimination in the world - ageism.