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Ignoring achievement gap ‘economically dumb’

Failing to close the achievement gap between rich and poor students is “economically dumb”, the Grattan Institute has warned politicians. Peter Goss, the think tank’s school education program director, made the comments to Education Review as a warning against the ...

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Textbooks elude digital death blow, for now

Hard copy textbooks have survived the initial waves of digital disruption and they’re here to stay – for a little while anyway. Retailers and publishers have all been hit by digital disruption. In 2011, bookstore giant REDgroup Retail – former ...

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‘People without jobs, jobs without people’

Rhetoric around youth unemployment must change, an expert has argued. Australian Bureau of Statistics figures rest youth unemployment at 12.44 per cent, although it declined in the last quarter. Debate on the issue has centred on the notion of a skills gap – education ...

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