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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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4 Oct 2018 | National
Winners of the 2018 NGS Super Scholarship Awards announced News Image

NGS Super has announced the winners of the 2018 NGS Super Scholarship Awards which encourage the betterment of those in the independent education sector. Read More

3 Oct 2018 | National
Two years of preschool for smarter Australia News Image

Providing two years of preschool for all children could boost our entire education system and later the economy Mitchell Institute at Victoria University Director, Megan O’Connell says. Read More

2 Oct 2018 | Adelaide
Take geoscience education “beyond dinosaurs and volcanoes” News Image

Australians are to be urged later this month to move their thinking beyond dinosaurs and volcanoes when it comes to appreciating just how much their modern day lives are being impacted by the geosciences. Read More

2 Oct 2018 | Victoria
Roaming Classroom for Rebel Girls to make coding more accessible News Image

Technology startup, Code Like a Girl, has today launched its Roaming Classroom for Rebel Girls – a mobile, pop-up classroom which aims to make coding more accessible. Read More

2 Oct 2018 | National
Suicides in young people up 10% News Image

The ABS has released its 2017 causes of death report and has revealed that suicide was the leading cause of death for young people aged between 5–17 years of age. Read More

2 Oct 2018 | National
Feedback essential for better writing News Image

Student writing skills have declined by nearly 24 points since 2011 according to the latest NAPLAN results data and formative feedback is an essential tool in developing core writing skills for life. Read More

2 Oct 2018 | South Australia
Aboriginal students graduate in record numbers News Image

SAASTA is a educational program that provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students with skills, learning and development opportunities and given the results it has achieved it seems to be worth continuing. Read More

26 Sep 2018 | NSW
Success in life after exams News Image

Based on the successful pilot in two schools in 2017, the XVenture Schools Program launched in 11 Sydney schools  building confidence, emotional intelligence, resilience and leadership skills in students in years 10 and 11. Read More

26 Sep 2018 | National
Girls’ and boys’ STEM ability similar study reveals News Image

Girls and boys perform very similarly in STEM – including those at the top of the class says a new study led by UNSW Sydney PhD student Rose O’Dea, exploring patterns in academic grades of 1.6 million students. Read More

26 Sep 2018 | Canberra
High-tech jobs pathway for girls News Image

The Girls in STEM Toolkit will encourage Australian girls to study and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) by introducing them to the range of professions within the area. Read More

25 Sep 2018
New education resources for Go Back To Where You Came From News Image

Go Back To Where You Came From Live is required viewing and SBS is making teaching resources linked to the program available.
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25 Sep 2018 | National
New FOI data reveals 10k deficit for poor students News Image

Australia’s most disadvantaged government schools receive at least $10,000 less per student in government funding than equivalent Catholic schools.
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