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Two small primary schools and their mottos: A case study

Experienced educator Dr Lee Duffield looks at the mottos and exhortations of two neightbouring ...  
Australian universities must eschew narrow fixation on jobs

Universities are trying to produce graduates with the skills employers need now and in the future ...  
Australia's abominable secret: A suicide crisis among children

Australia's suicide rates among Indigenous children is a national abomination borne of dirt-poor ...  
Casual academia: Flexibility, agility and despair

Tutoring or lecturing at university is often a life of disadvantage and precarity, where casual ...  
Under the Lino: A Brisbane collaborative history project is unravelling secrets

What if you discovered a whole load of money under the lino? What would you do?  
Kevin Donnelly, the IPA, discredited studies and the Right's 'universal truth'

Kevin Donnelly uses a discredited IPA study as a benchmark for university education content and ...  
Australian universities under threat from creeping corporatisation

Governments and university heads want to run Australian universities as commercial companies ...  
Lee Rhiannon, Gonski 2.0 and the battle for the soul of the Greens

John Passant analyses the recent turmoil and deep divisions afflicting the Australia Greens and ...  
Hanson's autism remarks miss the point of NDIS, Gonski and so much more

Hanson is ill-informed and divisive. However, parents of children with disabilities owe her thanks ...  
SKETCH: Pauline Hanson’s dead cat

Something stinks in the heart of Canberra, and it smells a lot like Malcolm Turnbull and Pauline ...  
Gonski 2.0 smoke and mirrors: Why a school needs a good accountant

More than half the schools up for funding cuts are Catholic, many of which do not appear to be ...  
Think millennials are lazy? Think again

Over-educated, under-employed and often living with the parents, life as a Millennial is not an ...  
Referendum on an Australian Republic succeeds

On 6 November 1999, the Republic Referendum failed, but now Australia's youth are beginning to ...  
The uncooperative university Co-op: Now corporatised

The national University Bookshop Co-operative has been surreptitiously corporatised at the ...  
The uncooperative university Co-op: Now corporatised (continued)

The national University Bookshop Co-operative has been surreptitiously corporatised at the ...  
Scandal-ridden Careers Australia, a Liberal major donor, back in spotlight

Legendary investigative journalist Bob Burton shines the spotlight on scandal-ridden private ...  
Daily Telegraph: If you're going to ridicule research do your homework

The playground bullies at Rupert Murdoch's Sydney comic book have taken to ridiculing academic ...  
French burkini ban: Women measuring up and measuring women up

With the burkini ban in France, the schoolgirl porn website scandal in this country and the ...