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Big plans for State Library of Victoria

The State Library of Victoria will no longer be just a silo for quiet study and reflection but an active area of learning – if enough funds can be raised. The new designs for the library, from architecture firms Architectus and ...

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Fewer female students studying economics

Science isn’t the only field with a leaky gender pipeline: economics suffers similar issues. An analysis of data from the NSW Education Standards Authority by Danielle Wood, an economist, Grattan Institute fellow and chair of the newly established Women in ...

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Zero tolerance doesn’t work for bad behaviour

A South Australian education expert has picked apart federal education minister Simon Birmingham’s call for “zero tolerance” in classroom bad behaviour, branding it as an argument based on ideology not evidence. Last week, Birmingham leapt on Programme for International Student ...

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