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Academics join public protests around the world against Donald Trump’s immigration ban. David Whinham/Newzulu

University vice chancellors say Trump order threatens global research

Academics worldwide are calling for the US president to reconsider the executive order on immigration, which many say is damaging to research collaboration.
A year of high expectations, yet little action. from www.shutterstock.com

2016, the year that was: Education

Gonski funding was scrapped and the vocational education sector got a new student loan system. Here's what else happened in education this year...
Employers’ demand for critical thinking skills in new graduates has risen 158% in three years. from www.shutterstock.com

What is critical thinking? And do universities really teach it?

Being a good critical thinker is a desirable and highly-sought after trait for getting a job in today's economy. But are universities actually teaching this skill effectively?

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