Category Archives : STEM

Rush risks poor-quality curriculum, educators warn

Professor Geoff Gallop, the former premier of Western Australia who is chairing an inquiry into the value of teachers’ work commissioned by the NSW Teachers Federation, said the timeframe was too tight. “It’s the [inquiry] panel’s view that the government’s timetable to what is described as the biggest overhaul in…

Australian Productivity Commission recommends skills training outside apprenticeships

The Commission has also recommended the expansion of student loans for more certificate and diploma courses and says greater contestability in funding arrangements for publicly-owned TAFE providers would help governments get a better return on the $6.4 billion spent on vocational education and training (VET). A more nationally consistent approach…

20 Years Of Helping People Around The World Find Information

Wikipedia was founded on January 15, 2001. dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images Before the World Wide Web existed, there were encyclopedias for kids, students, teachers, parents and pretty much anyone looking for information, to go to find that information. But the Internet and the Web have changed almost everything about…