education

Jenny Stewart
27 June 2014
For too long, the debate about Australian higher-education has been fixated on who pays for what, when and how. We need to pay as much attention to intellectual outcomes as we do to financial ones, writes Jenny Stewart. 
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09 December 2013
The poor PISA results for Australian students in science and maths need to be urgently addressed, writes Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Iain Martin. 
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02 December 2013
Mass sackings of ESL consultants and refugee support officers will mean from next year NSW public schools will struggle to help non-English speaking students and foster multiculturalism, writes Michael Michell. 
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13 November 2013
Westfield's Frank Lowy has revealed that his family has given away more than $350 million in the past 10 years, telling a UNSW audience that “people who have a lot should give a lot”.
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08 October 2013
If Tony Abbott and Andrew Robb are serious about the future of Australia’s education sector as a key export earner, the FTA negotiations at hand seem like a practical place to start, writes Laurie Pearcey. 
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12 September 2013
Macquarie Bank’s Shemara Wikramanayake is the guest speaker at a fundraising dinner for a scholarship aimed at disadvantaged students in Sydney's south-west.
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30 August 2013
Vision and detail are relatively absent from all three major parties' education policies, write Kalervo Gulson and Shaun Rawolle. 
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16 July 2013
The Gonski Review has set ideas in motion about education that will be difficult for any government or group to stop, writes Leila Morsy.
UNSW's Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer with India's Minister for Human Resources Development Dr Pallam Raju
12 July 2013
India's Education Minister has visited UNSW and called for stronger research partnerships between Australia's and India's university sectors.
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10 June 2013
The decision to dismantle the provision of ESL services in government schools could have permanent and irreparable damage, write Chris Davison and Michael Michell.
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06 June 2013
The challenge for art and design schools is to prepare students for a world that does not yet exist and for jobs that have not yet been created, writes Ross Harley.
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09 May 2013
With China investing massive amounts in universities, it's vital for the federal government to make hard policy decisions to ensure our system can be truly globally competitive, writes Professor Iain Martin.
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03 May 2013
Having a 'right to education' can open a legal minefield, writes Fergal Davis.
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26 April 2013
It's time universities put more money and effort into socialising international students who daily face situations in which they embarrass themselves, offend people, or are misunderstood, writes Gigi Foster.
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24 April 2013
The Gonski school funding reforms are not a silver bullet for closing the education gap between our lowest and highest-achieving students, argues Leila Morsy.
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28 February 2013
Mahatma Gandhi’s granddaughter has called for a focus on moral education to counter violence in society.
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22 February 2013
Ela Gandhi will discuss her grandfather's legacy of nonviolent resistance, social justice, and respect for the environment in a free public lecture at UNSW.
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31 October 2012
Apparently, teachers and principals have no need to hear about research on international education policy and are too sensitive to deal with “controversial” ideas, write Kalervo Gulson and Andrew Gibson.
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15 June 2012
It is time Australian governments paid serious attention to the structure and efficiency of the public service economy, writes Gary Sturgess.
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15 May 2012
We must foster the next generation of teachers for the sake of future students, writes Michele Bruniges.
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16 April 2012
We have a new wave of overseas students from a new frontier, South America, with Brazil at the forefront, writes Tim Harcourt.
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16 April 2012
One of the most disturbing parts of the current discussion of schools is the growing assumption that public schools are woefully underfunded and inadequate, writes Cathy Sherry.
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13 March 2012
Learning Indonesian should be a national priority argues Jo Coghlan, yet undergraduate enrolments in the subject have plunged by 70 percent.
02 November 2010
To avert a major slump in international student demand, Australia needs to be rebranded as a premium education destination, argues UNSW Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer.
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13 July 2010
People with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) will have the chance to take part in a pilot study of a unique internet-based education program, which has proved very successful in treating several other mental disorders.

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