The high cost of child care is keeping tens of thousands of Australian parents from working, even though they want to.

Flinders University has marked the end of its first ever ‘Teacher in Residence’ program, which sees senior secondary science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers helped by direct contact with academics.

With unemployment at worrisome highs and changes on the way to make welfare stricter for jobseekers, one expert is trying to help all those hunting work.

A mining firm and a bastion of academia will join forces to boost science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) opportunities for Indigenous Australians.

Macquarie University has enlisted some help for its push to create the world’s first totally synthetic life form.

New funding has been announced to help students from remote Indigenous communities attend boarding schools.

A new scheme has been launched with the aim of boosting professional development in the day care sector.

Tough times at Questacon, as a central feature in Australia’s science education landscape sees its wallet getting thinner.

NAPLAN will move to an online-only form in coming years, if Education Minister Christopher Pyne has his way.

Queensland’s Year 12 and university entrance score system may be overhauled, with a new report saying the 22-year-old system no longer makes sense.

Man and machine may work together to improve the educational outcomes of both, if a new project takes off.

Proposed new laws are aimed at getting more job-seekers to turn up to their appointments with providers.

Australian researchers will deliver life-saving help to farmers in some of the poorest and most arid regions on the planet.

Central Queensland University is preventing students from passing based on sheer accident, becoming the first to abolish multiple-choice exams.

A Liberal MP has accused The Greens of trying to bring down a regional university.

A new study has shown how much a mobile phone can learn about its user’s lifestyle and mental health.

Education unions have launched a national tour to campaign against the Federal Government's decision not to fund schools on their pure needs.

A Sydney student has pleaded guilty after the leak of records on the controversial scholarship given to Prime Minister Tony Abbott's daughter Frances.

A public service insider has trashed the Prime Minister’s attempts to tackle indigenous affairs.

The former Chair of Innovation Australia will conduct a wide-ranging Government review of Australia’s Cooperative Research Centres.

A spot has been picked on a comet 440 million kilometres away, where a robot should land in coming months.

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