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Canberra university students once snuck an elephant onto campus

Canberra university students once snuck an elephant onto campus

Forty-five years after he graduated, Mike Salloom is about to do it all over again.

  • by Sherryn Groch

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Sydney universities miss the mark on student outcomes
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Sydney universities miss the mark on student outcomes

None of the largest Sydney universities or group of eight institutions scored top marks for students' starting salaries or student experience.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
Monkey magic on show at Queensland Museum
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Monkey magic on show at Queensland Museum

The Monkeys! A Primate Story exhibition from Scotland will feature 60 taxidermy primates.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia
School sectors should unite around needs-based funding: Top headmaster
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School sectors should unite around needs-based funding: Top headmaster

When it comes to schooling, we don't really have a government and a non-government system. We have two government systems.

  • by john collier
'Very small' Queensland uni at top of the class for student experience
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'Very small' Queensland uni at top of the class for student experience

Queensland universities have proved their mettle against the nation’s best in the latest Good University Guide.

  • by Lucy Stone
Boost numeracy results by making maths 'beautiful'
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Boost numeracy results by making maths 'beautiful'

Tackling fear of maths and restoring teachers' confidence in teaching it are key to improving NSW students' performance in numeracy tests, the head of NSW Department of Education's research centre says.

  • by Jordan Baker
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Must try harder: Why NSW plans for better teachers don't add up
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Must try harder: Why NSW plans for better teachers don't add up

The NSW government says it wants to improve the quality of teachers. So why does it keep putting more obstacles in their way?

  • by Elizabeth Labone
The Renaissance flourishing in the library at Granville Boys' High
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The Renaissance flourishing in the library at Granville Boys' High

A new program aims to connect Granville High's lunchtime library boys with the wonders of the Renaissance.

  • by Jordan Baker
'We don't know what's going on in our schools': Researcher sounds alarm
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'We don't know what's going on in our schools': Researcher sounds alarm

An ANU professor says NAPLAN remains best tool to measure any intervention into the ACT's problem with poor student performance.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Seven ways to improve the ACT's education system
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Seven ways to improve the ACT's education system

ACT Labor's Future of Education strategy cannot fail, because virtually anything can be claimed as a success.

  • by Kim Fischer
'Distracting and addictive': School rules for mobile phones
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'Distracting and addictive': School rules for mobile phones

Opinion is divided on whether mobile phones should be allowed in schools as the NSW government contemplates restricting or banning their use.

  • by Andrew Taylor