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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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ABC ‘Splash’ dives into online STEM education

The ABC has launched a deluge of 400 online resources to help students and teachers with STEM topics. ABC’s education website, Splash, has unveiled these resources to assist teachers in STEM education, especially with the new digital technologies section of ...

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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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LGBTIQ issues take centre stage at schools

To celebrate the start of the 2016 school year in Victoria, the Australian Education Union (Vic/Tas) hosted its first forum dedicated to LGBTIQ issues facing students, teachers and other staff in the public system on Saturday, February 6. The forum ...

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