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Emma Macdonald is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times.
Emma Macdonald The ACT has bucked a nationwide trend towards safer construction sites, according to new figures that show a 17 per cent spike in serious accidents on local worksites between 2011 and 2012.
Emma Macdonald Australian National University vice-chancellor Ian Young has told students he had no idea tutorials were under threat at the College of Arts and Social Sciences - only hearing about it when contacted...
Emma Macdonald Christian Schools Australia has accused public education groups of running a bullying campaign against the ACT government for approving three new religious schools, saying class warfare and religious...
Emma Macdonald The University of Canberra has scooped the pool of new projects aimed at supporting disadvantaged students – winning $2.4 million of $50 million in new federal funding.
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 Australian National University Vice-Chancellor Ian Young has backed away from cuts to tutorials across the College of Arts and Social Sciences, instead referring the matter for a formal review.
Emma Macdonald Australian National University student Rosanna Stevens says her fondest learning memories of being an undergraduate were of tutorials, where she learnt how to think and how to express her thoughts.
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 Thousands of students returning to study second semester at the Australian National University have found themselves without tutorials, or are triple-booked into tutorial rooms as a result of a...
Emma Macdonald Australian National University staff will consider industrial action in response to a pay offer by management which the National Tertiary Education Union has described as derisory.
Emma Macdonald Minister has come under fire over her handling of private school registration and public school autonomy.
Emma Macdonald The National Tertiary Education Union has condemned the University of Canberra’s decision to spend $15m to recruit ten new researchers given its recent budget cuts to languages and the introduction...
Emma Macdonald The ACT government has never checked non-residential buildings for a deadly form of asbestos.
Emma Macdonald The number of Canberra schools taking part in a financial autonomy trial has been dramatically scaled back.
Emma Macdonald Government school groups have accused the ACT Education Directorate of using a biased panel to approve the registration of new private schools in the territory.
Emma Macdonald Language students from the University of Canberra will hold a peaceful protest on the lawns outside Parliament on Friday over the axing of languages from their campus.
Emma Macdonald ACT independent schools have welcomed a federal deal that could give them millions of extra dollars as part of the Gonski reforms.
Emma Macdonald The ACT government has increased its accountability when it assesses new non-government schools.
Emma Macdonald Peak professional bodies will meet to ramp up pressure to ditch its planned changes to tax deductions for self-education.
Emma Macdonald The Canberra Institute of Technology has increased its fees for an advanced diploma in graphic design more than tenfold over the past five years.