Adaptability, aspirations and parents will help school leavers perform during the pandemic, say UNSW education experts.
The consequences of being denied the HSC are potentially quite profound, writes Andrew Martin.
Petra Quartullo from Caringbah Selective High School teaches violin to kids as young as five – now she’s hoping to add another string to her bow by taking on engineering and commerce at UNSW.
A survey of Year 12 students from schools across Sydney found 42% registered anxiety symptoms high enough to be of clinical concern, write Ben North, Miraca Gross and Susen Smith.
Now that you have received your HSC and ATAR results, the next step is to pick the university degree that’s right for you.
It's important to remember the ATAR cut-off for each degree does not necessarily reflect the difficulty - or quality - of a study program, writes Merlin Crossley.
Now you have your results, the next step is choosing the right course. Come along to UNSW Info Day on 3 January to get all your questions answered.
Training people in disciplines they have no aptitude for or interest in is a waste of public money and countless professional lives, writes Cathy Sherry.
NSW Director-General of Education, Dr Michele Bruniges, has criticised the quality of teacher training, calling for the country’s “best and brightest” to be recruited into education degrees.
"If you can dream it, you can do it." For students who've missed out on their preferred course, there's a growing number of alternative pathways to university, writes Professor Joan Cooper.