Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - July, 2021
A new citizen science project will examine just how much influence search engines have over individuals.
NGA returning ill-gotten works
The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) has announced its largest repatriation of art yet.
Women lead MBA intake
A major business school in the US says a majority of incoming MBA candidates will be women.
Hundreds jailed amid indecision
Australia’s top legal officers have been accused of “failure” by not raising the age of criminal responsibility.
Space radar tests continue
Australian engineers are working on high-tech probes for human settlement in space.
Experts react to vaccine for teens
Scientists have reacted to the decision to offer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to teenagers.
Foreign student loss tallied
Australia’s loss of over 100,000 foreign students in the past financial year could cost up to $6 billion to the economy.
Maths brains change over time
New research suggests the human brain handles maths completely differently when it is younger.
Body breaks backed
A new study suggests regular physical activity in the classroom might improve student learning.
Reef vote looms
The Federal Government says it may have the numbers to stop the Great Barrier Reef being listed as ‘in danger’.
AMA urges smoking effort
The Australian Medical Association wants “urgent” action to address high smoking rates in the Northern Territory.
ASIO seeks Insta-spies
The Australian Security and Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) is using Instagram as part of its annual recruitment drive.
Vocal nerves tapped for tech-speech
Scientists have successfully converted a paralysed man’s brain waves into speech.
Big fund for non-metro centres
The Federal Government has put up $100 million for regional and remote child care.
MP harassment campaign coming
The Federal Government has put out a tender for brief and optional anti-sexual harassment training for MPs.