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Sydney teenager designs shark-proof wetsuit

Sydney teenager designs shark-proof wetsuit

Tom Denby finished his HSC major work prototype - then tried to destroy it with a knife and saw.

  • by Pallavi Singhal

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'Divisive and corrosive': Deregulating the HSC would be a disaster
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'Divisive and corrosive': Deregulating the HSC would be a disaster

Adopting a smorgasbord of alternative credentials would be a sustained act of child neglect.

  • by Maurie Mulheron
Private schools call for more alternatives to HSC
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Private schools call for more alternatives to HSC

Independent schools say the controls over the curriculum and HSC are "overwhelming and claustrophobic".

  • by Jordan Baker
Students who topped the state pursue their dream degrees
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Students who topped the state pursue their dream degrees

These students are among the brightest in NSW and have chosen to take on degrees they are easily qualified to do.

  • by Jordan Baker
'Dramatically effective': five schools top most important HSC honours
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'Dramatically effective': five schools top most important HSC honours

Five schools have topped the state on a measure more important than the HSC honour roll.

  • by Jordan Baker & Nigel Gladstone
More than 69,000 HSC certificates issued with wrong date
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More than 69,000 HSC certificates issued with wrong date

NSW Education Minister said he was "furious" about the error and that NESA would not receive any additional funding to reprint and mail out new certificates.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
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'Gamble paid off': the students who juggle HSC and US entrance exam
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'Gamble paid off': the students who juggle HSC and US entrance exam

Max Samengo said that doing an external exam during the HSC might have affected his marks, but e has now been accepted into the University of Chicago.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
Australia's education system needs transforming
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Tanya Plibersek

Australia's education system needs transforming

There’s far more to worry about in our tertiary education sector than the entry scores for particular courses.

  • by Nicholas Stuart
Gender pay gap widens but more university graduates find full-time work
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Gender pay gap widens but more university graduates find full-time work

After narrowing in 2017, the gender pay gap blew out last year to an average of $3000 a year - or 4.8 per cent.

  • by Michael Koziol
Schools need to go beyond imparting and testing knowledge: Mark Scott
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Schools need to go beyond imparting and testing knowledge: Mark Scott

Schools and parents need to stop worrying as much about what students know and look at whether they know how to think, leading educators and policymakers say.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
ATAR cut-offs fall for popular degrees as 40,000 students get uni offers
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ATAR cut-offs fall for popular degrees as 40,000 students get uni offers

Zoe Mitchell was fairly confident she would get into her first choice degree once she got her ATAR of 99.85, but getting a formal offer on Thursday morning was still a relief.

  • by Pallavi Singhal