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Five new Country Universities Centres to stop 'brain drain'

Five new Country Universities Centres to stop 'brain drain'

Alex Forner, who did her bachelors and honours degrees from Broken Hill and is about to begin a post-graduate certificate, will soon become the only local psychologist-in-training at her clinic.

  • by Pallavi Singhal

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ANU opens huge new precinct in heart of Canberra - with live music
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ANU opens huge new precinct in heart of Canberra - with live music

The ANU has promised to put live music back at the heart of campus life, unveiling its huge new cultural precinct Kambri with a free concert on Monday.

  • by Sherryn Groch
'It was cruel': girls claim school forced them to rip out fake lashes
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'It was cruel': girls claim school forced them to rip out fake lashes

Girls at a Catholic school were allegedly threatened with suspension if they did not pull out eyelash extensions and remove make-up with antibacterial wipes.

  • by Indi Brummelen
Thousands back call for minister to reinstate pupil-dragging principal
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Thousands back call for minister to reinstate pupil-dragging principal

Almost 15,000 have signed a petition demanding the reinstatement of Melbourne principal filmed dragging student through school playground

  • by Robyn Grace
Children at Canberra school afraid to go to class amid violence
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Children at Canberra school afraid to go to class amid violence

At least one child has been hospitalised after more than a year of dangerous incidents at the school and parents say things are only getting worse.

  • by Sherryn Groch
What will education in Australia look like in 2019?
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What will education in Australia look like in 2019?

We spoke to some industry experts about what new and emerging trends we can expect to see in education in 2019 ... and beyond.

  • by Anna Prytz
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Melbourne Uni taken to court over gender discrimination claims
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Melbourne Uni taken to court over gender discrimination claims

"There is some gender inequality with regards to salaries," a former University of Melbourne employee says. Now she's taking her fight to court.

  • by Henrietta Cook
'Staggering': Cash incentives improve kids' learning, research shows
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'Staggering': Cash incentives improve kids' learning, research shows

Cash rewards can vastly improve kids' learning, but only under the right circumstances, writes Richard Holden

  • by Richard Holden
How to succeed at school (we're talking to you, parents)
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How to succeed at school (we're talking to you, parents)

There's no manual for parents heading to school for the first time. Here's some tips.

  • by Karen Hardy
'They love them': the shorts dilemma facing private schools
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'They love them': the shorts dilemma facing private schools

Comfort versus tradition? The uniform dilemma facing private girls' schools.

  • by Jordan Baker
A new class of influencers: teachers making it big on Instagram
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A new class of influencers: teachers making it big on Instagram

The teachers behind some of Sydney's most beautiful classrooms are sharing their tips and tricks on social media.

  • by Mary Ward