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Connecting students with Marine Parks in National Science Week
15 Aug 2016 | South Australia
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As part of National Science Week, Experience Marine Sanctuaries and the SA government is calling for South Australian school students in years 4 to 10 to sign up to their snorkelling school education program. Read More

Tasmania gets scientific
15 Aug 2016 | University of Tasmania
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University of Tasmania is participating in a variety of activities, demonstrations, forums, presentations, workshops and discovery days throughout Tasmania in celebration of National Science Week 2016. Read More

Drones, Droids and Robots
12 Aug 2016 | Australia
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National Science Week is being held 13 – 21 August with the school theme of Drones, Droids and Robots addressing the T for technology in STEM. National Science Weeks gives schools the opportunity to celebrate science. Read More

Survey links men’s stress responses to male teacher shortage
12 Aug 2016 | Australia
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Findings from a survey undertaken by Charles Darwin University researcher finds links between the way men deal with high stress levels to the male school teacher shortage in Australia. Read More

Better communication of Uni reform required for regional schools
12 Aug 2016 | Western Australia
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An Edith Cowen University researcher has found students in regional WA are less likely to be kept informed of any changes to university fee structures. Surveyed students would be less likely to attend university if fees increased. Read More

Register for National eSmart Week 2016
11 Aug 2016 | Australia
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With children of all ages chasing creatures on their Pokémon Go app, perhaps now is a good time to revisit the importance of cyber safety and positive online behaviours by participating in National eSmart Week 2016. Read More

UWA makes ATAR entry data public
10 Aug 2016 | Perth, WA
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The University of Western Australia (UWA) has announced they will make their ATAR entry data publicly available. UWA’s move follows the Federal Government’s push for universities to provide greater transparency in their admissions processes. Read More

Online games may improve school results
9 Aug 2016 | RMIT University
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15 year-old school students who play on-line educational games are likely to have better test results than those who are active users of social media, a recent study has found. Read More

Nyland Royal Commission provides fresh start for child protection system
9 Aug 2016 | South Australia
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After establishing a new Department for Child Protection in June, SA Government has released the final report with a further 260 recommendations to improve policies, structure and culture in the SA child protection system. Read More

The number of science graduates are growing but the jobs are not
8 Aug 2016 | Australia
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Despite a huge push to concentrate on STEM subjects at school, only half of university science degree graduates are finding full-time work. Whereas IT and particularly engineering graduates have better employment prospects. Read More

Early intervention will improve NAPLAN results
8 Aug 2016 | Australia
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Speech Pathology Australia want children to have more access to speech pathologists at school to address issues before they cause long term problems. Students with speech and language problems do poorer in NAPLAN. Read More

Increase physical activity time at child-care
8 Aug 2016 | The University of Western Australia
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The University of Western Australia are investigating the best way to improve physical activity in pre-school aged children by introducing activity programs and upgrading outdoor play spaces at child-care centres. Read More