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Emma Macdonald is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times.
Emma Macdonald The ACT Government has committed to a major change to the Canberra Institute of Technology, winding back the Woden campus and developing a new campus in Tuggeranong to meet demand for training and...
Emma Macdonald and Tom McIlroy With the ACT set to swelter through at least another seven days of temperatures above 30 degrees, authorities are warning Canberrans not to become complacent to the risks of extreme heat.
Emma Macdonald The ACT remains the highest performing state or territory for literacy and numeracy.
Emma Macdonald Spelling and numeracy at high school level continue to be the ACT's greatest educational weak points.
Emma Macdonald The Canberra Times' league tables of ACT schools' literacy and numeracy scores continue to show that independent schools dominate their Catholic and government counterparts.
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 ACT still lags behind in breast cancer screening rates and continues to have the highest rate of breast cancer.
Emma Macdonald Lyn Cleaver's teaching career has been vastly different to that of her grandfather-in-law Fred Cleaver - and for that she is grateful.
Emma Macdonald ANU Vice Chancellor Ian Young has commended his staff following the institution's one-place rise in the latest world rankings.
Emma Macdonald Education Editor Parents should monitor how much media coverage their children are exposed to in the wake of the horrendous school shooting in Connecticut so they do not become traumatised or overwhelmed, child...
Emma Macdonald Merici College student Danielle Farrell has had a very satisfactory year. Not only was she dux of the school but she found time for community service for which she was also honoured.
Emma Macdonald Most year 12 graduates will be kicking back tomorrow and putting the stresses of a university entrance rank behind them, but not Reut Rotem.
Emma Macdonald What some of the ACT's movers and shakers are up to as Canberra quietens down during the summer break.
Emma Macdonald Nobel prizes are nice, but astrophysicist Brian Schmidt says it is wonderful to be recognised ''at home''.
Emma Macdonald Got a veggie patch? Maybe a compost heap? Perhaps you even have some chickens – but here's betting you aren't farming trout in your own backyard.
Emma Macdonald The millions of hours that women put into unpaid household, voluntary and community work will go uncounted this year as the government axes the Bureau of Statistics Work, Life and Family Survey to...
Emma Macdonald ACT school canteens have produced the worst nutritional results of a nationwide analysis of food available to students.
Emma Macdonald Canberra's five-year-olds are slightly less vulnerable to developmental delays than other children across Australia.
Emma Macdonald The Australian National University is one of few institutions celebrating very slim Budget pickings for the ACT.
Emma Macdonald Non-government schools have received a windfall in the ACT budget while the number of education bureaucrats will be cut to help pay for new spending.