Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - August, 2021
A new study of WA students has found an alarming rise in severe emotional distress.
$378m redress scheme launched
Survivors of Stolen Generation policies have welcomed a $378 million redress scheme.
Dark matter lab growing
The Southern Hemisphere’s first underground dark matter physics laboratory should be ready by the end of the year.
Parents' super change suggested
KPMG has suggested those who take time off work to raise children should receive a super tax rebate.
Ads urge care work
The Federal Government has launched a new campaign to encourage people to work under the NDIS.
COVID could boost uni work
One local vice-chancellor says the COVID-19 pandemic is an opportunity to drive innovation.
Science survey shows high trust
Nine in ten Australians trust science and scientists, according to a new survey.
Seating linked to social boost
Experts say assigned seating in class could create unlikely friendships.
Jab money for giant council
Central Land Council staff and councillors have been paid $500 each to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Casual ruling undone
The High Court has overturned a decision that could have seen long-term casuals get leave entitlements.
Report card shows urgent need
A new climate report card has sounded a loud and clear warning that the world needs to do more.
Local makes ancient maths find
An Australian expert has decoded what may be the world’s oldest example of applied geometry.
Tailored scheme seen to help
Experts report success in a culturally-adapted early childhood program for Aboriginal children.
Clean coastal plan laid out
The Federal Government is being strongly encouraged to join a new sustainable oceans strategy.
Study leads to ball warning
A dementia expert says soccer balls should be sold with a health warning.
Inventive AI accepted
Australia's Federal Court has opened the door to artificial intelligence being recognised as an inventor.