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Internships boost young careers – more needed

It has been called many things over the years but giving students work experience in their chosen field helps to launch careers. And while they are effective, internships are less common in Australia than they should be.
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19 Apr 2018 | Victoria
Victoria’s western coast schools get upgrades News Image

It boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in the state and special needs schools on Victoria’s far western coast are going to be looking pretty well too after some new upgrades. Read More

16 Apr 2018 | Australia
Australian National Maritime Museum hosts students from Normandy as part of WWI Centenary Commemorations News Image

In recognition of the Centenary of WWI the Australian National Maritime Museum will host students from College St Marie in Rouen, Normandy as part of the school’s Two Countries One World project. Read More

13 Apr 2018 | National
Annual Youth Survey opens News Image

Mission Australia’s Annual Youth Survey Provides one of the better snapshots of where young people are at and it opens this year coinciding with Youth Week (13–22 April). Read More

6 Apr 2018 | National
National Youth Science Forum 2019 Year 12 Program applications open  News Image

It’s all about STEAM at the minute but it’s a huge area and students need some help navigating where they might go in the field. The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) Year 12 Program aims to overcome some of these issues. Read More

5 Apr 2018 | melbourne
Only way is up for Melbourne inner city schools News Image

As Melbourne expands, schools in the inner city are heading upwards with the soon-to-open Prahran High School being the latest to take a vertical format. The school will join an educational precinct developing in the inner city suburb. Read More

3 Apr 2018 | Paris
Trinity flautist first Australian at elite Paris music school News Image

Overachieving 2017 Trinity graduate Brian Kim is the first Australian flautist ever to be accepted for under graduate study at the prestigious Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, Read More

29 Mar 2018 | Western Australia
Cancer researcher and entrepreneur win indigenous STEM awards News Image

A cancer researcher and Gunditjmara woman, Dr Jenkins took out the STEM Professional Career Achievement Award at the second Indigenous STEM Awards, announced at a ceremony in Wiluna, Western Australia. Read More

27 Mar 2018
Australia’s brightest young historians recognised News Image

The first world war was a terrible period generally and the worst year was probably 2017, an idea which the 16 winners and runners-up in the 2018 Simpson Prize, one of the country’s most prestigious history competitions, explored this year. Read More

27 Mar 2018
Australian team announcement for the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad News Image

The Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT) will announce the first ever team of Australian school-aged girls to participate at the 2018 European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO) imminently. Read More

23 Mar 2018 | Melbourne
Construction starts on Wesley’s Glen Waverley campus redevelopment News Image

Following the loss of ten classrooms to a fire in 2016, Wesley College has commenced the construction of a new Glen Waverley Campus redevelopment. The redeveloped site will be world class and open late 2019. Read More

23 Mar 2018 | ANZ and Pacific
ANZ partnership to support education in Pacific News Image

The Australian and New Zealand governments together with the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) have formalised a €12.8 million commitment with the Pacific Community (SPC) towards education in the Pacific region. Read More

20 Mar 2018 | Queensland
Gold Coast students wander galaxy with immersive, interactive learning facility News Image

Students at Coomera Anglican College on the Gold Coast can often be found trotting about the globe, in a morning they could be found visiting the pyramids of Egypt, then heading south to feel the Antarctic chill, or wander around Mars. Read More