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Emma Macdonald is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times.
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 ACT still lags behind in breast cancer screening rates and continues to have the highest rate of breast cancer.
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 Stephen Hellyer is an ACT construction site statistic.
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.
Emma Macdonald The Australian National University is one of few institutions celebrating very slim Budget pickings for the ACT.
Emma Macdonald Canberra's five-year-olds are slightly less vulnerable to developmental delays than other children across Australia.
Emma Macdonald ACT school canteens have produced the worst nutritional results of a nationwide analysis of food available to students.
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 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 What some of the ACT's movers and shakers are up to as Canberra quietens down during the summer break.
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 ANU Vice Chancellor Ian Young has commended his staff following the institution's one-place rise in the latest world rankings.
Emma Macdonald Absorbing information in the classroom is challenge enough for most students, but for those with hearing impairments, language or learning difficulties, it is even harder.
Emma Macdonald ANU has clawed back six places to come 64th in the world in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Emma Macdonald, Breanna Tucker The My School website shows Canberra's high-fee independent schools maintain their dominance of the top spots across literacy and numeracy testing in all year levels, but they continue to spend up to...
Emma Macdonald A website which allows students to compare Australia's 39 public universities on everything from student/staff ratios, to graduate employment outcomes and even car parking spaces on campus will go...