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Emma Macdonald is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times.
Emma Macdonald Gungahlin families are less likely to support paying more for childcare in order to boost the wages of childcare workers.
Emma Macdonald Whether it is shows like Project Runway, the current crafting craze or the buzz of Fashfest, Canberra's ranks of would-be fashion designers are bursting at the seams.
Emma Macdonald Spelling and numeracy at high school level continue to be the ACT's greatest educational weak points.
Emma Macdonald Nearly 15,000 students from 88 countries have enrolled in the Australian National University's first ever online courses.
Emma Macdonald Proposed new Islamic school will not take enrolments this year after failing to plan for basic teaching, curriculum or child-safety requirements.
Emma Macdonald Canberra families continue to pay the highest costs for childcare in the nation with local families also requiring more childcare services than the other states or territories.
Emma Macdonald On guard! Those hipsters have broken from the confines of Lonsdale Street, Braddon, and staged a southside invasion!
Emma Macdonald ACT Education Minister Joy Burch has given the At-Taqwa Islamic school permission to operate temporarily within the old Spence primary school site.
Emma Macdonald ACT Education Minister Joy Burch ignored her own directorate's advice and approved two new private schools in Canberra despite warnings that one lacks viable enrolments and another threatens...
Emma Macdonald Whether it is feeding students a hearty breakfast prior to sending them into the examination hall, or teaching them yoga and relaxation techniques to keep them calm once they’re in there, ACT...
Emma Macdonald Is Crace the most contented suburb in Canberra, Australia or perhaps the world?
Emma Macdonald The ACT will be the first state or territory to introduce national reporting standards across core subjects through the primary and high school years.
Emma Macdonald Gemma Bonnici is convinced she need never study maths again.
Emma Macdonald A scaffolder has lost his licence for a year in a first for ACT Work Safety inspectors who are cracking down on fall risks.
Emma Macdonald The ACT government has approved three new private schools - two Christian and one Islamic - to be built in the ACT despite vehement protests from public education groups that they threaten the...
Emma Macdonald Seven years after the Flynn community lost a furious battle to keep its government primary school open, the war is back on with residents outraged the ACT government has approved the building of a...
Emma Macdonald The ACT Government may consider legislative changes to the way in which new private schools are approved in the future following community unrest about the latest batch of approvals.
Emma Macdonald ACT public education groups have called for an inquiry into how non-government schools are approved.
Emma Macdonald Academics who are being made redundant from the Australian National University School of Music are fearful a gag order is included in their contracts to stop them speaking publicly about ANU...
Emma Macdonald In one of the most significant donations ever given to the Australian National University, philanthropist and communications strategist Harold Mitchell has given $2.