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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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Victorian law firm releases child protection tools

A Victorian law firm has released a toolkit to help schools prevent institutionalised child abuse. The Victorian Government recently introduced a suite of changes to ensure child safety. This includes strengthening the regulatory role of the Victorian Registration and Qualifications ...

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USYD’s Nadim tears into federal deradicalisation plan

A University of Sydney expert has launched a scathing attack on a federal government schools deradicalisation program that seeks to follow New South Wales' example. In a joint announcement this week, federal education minister Simon Birmingham and federal justice minister Michael ...

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Teaching degrees are uni cash cows: Dinham

Teaching degrees are used by universities as a cash cow and this can partially explain startling teacher attrition rates, an expert has said. Recent research from the Australian National University has shown that 30 to 50 per cent of teachers ...

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