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High-schoolers learn about future jobs in biofuels

Queensland’s top science students engaged in a week-long challenge to learn about the biofuels industry in order to support future jobs. Sixteen students joined the Queensland University of Technology’s Process Engineering Challenge at QUT’s Mackay Renewable Biocommodities Pilot Plant in late June. The ...

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Teach computer science, coding young

Teaching young kids computer science and coding is a good idea, argues a Charles Sturt University (CSU) expert, who says primary-aged children take to digital technology at a relatively fast rate. Jason Howarth, course director at the CSU school of ...

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New resource to help kids get active

University of Canberra researchers have launched a new resource to get kids active earlier in life. The Physical Literacy Activities Yearbook (PLAY) comprises 200 activity suggestions to help teachers prepare and deliver fun physical education for primary school students. It ...

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Online portal brings Barangaroo to the classroom

Lend Lease this week announced Discover Barangaroo, an online learning portal adding a new dimension to the state’s geography teaching syllabus. Lend Lease managing director for Barangaroo South, Andrew Wilson, said: “More than 60,000 NSW secondary school students who study geography each ...

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NAB invests in young entrepreneurs

One of Australia’s biggest banks has announced the launch of a business program aimed at nurturing young entrepreneurs. NAB has partnered with the Foundation for Young Australians to deliver $20 Boss, a $1 million program designed to equip Australian students ...

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