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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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18 Jul 2018 | National
94% of Indigenous boarding students complete Year 12 News Image

It looks like sending Indigenous students to boarding schools is one of the more successful programs to address deficits in indigenous opportunity and career and life outcomes. Read More

18 Jul 2018 | National
Malware attacks most common at school return News Image

The return from school holidays can be a drag in a number of ways but the most damaging is the threat of malware attacks. Often staff and students bring in a device that's been infected at home. Read More

17 Jul 2018 | Victoria
$5000 for inclusive education equipment in Vic News Image

Victorian schools will receive an additional $5000 to invest in specialised equipment and assistive technology that supports students with disabilities and additional learning needs. Read More

17 Jul 2018 | NSW
Theatre and science come together to boost littlies in STEM News Image

What do you get when a leading medical research facility and an internationally acclaimed theatre company work together? World leading STEM resources. Read More

16 Jul 2018 | National
How can kids dodge national debt disaster? News Image

We’re awash with debt, deluged by it; one in six Australians is struggling with credit card debt and we’re around second in the world when it comes to private debt. Something needs to be done. Read More

16 Jul 2018 | National
Boredom a great basis for children’s play News Image

“I’m bored”, they say while seated next to enough electronic entertainments to launch a local JB HiFi, but if kids are bored well let them be bored, it’s a good thing. Read More

12 Jul 2018 | ANZ
ANZ High School Esports League launches this month News Image

There is a new forum for the trans Tasman sporting rivalry with the launch of League of Legends high school esports league. It will act as a feeder competition into the professional esports league. Read More

10 Jul 2018 | National
$15,000 Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy News Image

Who says teaching doesn’t pay? The Copyright Agency has announced the first-ever Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy worth $15,000. Read More

10 Jul 2018 | National
Young songwriter to win TV exposure News Image

Competition gives young songwriter the opportunity to have an original song featured in the internationally broadcast series XVenture Family Challenge set to be broadcast early next year. Read More

9 Jul 2018 | National
School’s out on SES funding News Image

There has been a lot of concern around the rethinking of SES scores but the government is keen to stress that the process is in its early stages.
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9 Jul 2018
Kids can win cash with the ATO’s Tax, Super + You Competition News Image

It probably isn’t a great idea to be too creative with your taxes but that’s not the case with The Australian Taxation Office’s 2018 Tax, Super +You competition, with entries exploring how tax and/or super contributes to the community. Read More

9 Jul 2018
STEM experts in every school? Maybe News Image

The federal government plan to ensure every Australian school has at least one teacher specialised in mathematics or science is a good idea that might well remain so. Read More