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Education minister Chris Pyne says the Gonski model was addressing a problem that doesn’t really exist in Australian education: equity. AAP Image/ Nikki Short) NO ARCHIVING

FactCheck: is Australian education highly equitable?

“The OECD says that we are a high equity nation in terms of our students… I don’t believe there is an equity problem in Australia.” – Education Minister Christopher Pyne, Lateline interview, 26 November…
The progress women made in the workforce decades ago appears to have stalled. State Library of South Australia/Flickr

Women starting behind and failing to catch up: report

Australian girls and women start out on an equal footing with males in school and higher education, but fall behind in workforce…
Malala Yousafzai on her way to attend her first day at school after she was shot by the Taliban last year. EPA

Why Malala matters: the Taliban’s war on women continues

One Pakistani teenage girl is back where she belongs: in school. But Malala Yousafzai, who was shot last year for campaigning for female education by the Taliban, is not your average school girl. Already…

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