A number of universities around the world are providing free textbooks to first year university students as a way to increase retention rates.
As Catholicism teaches abstinence before marriage, there is a common perception that Catholic schools would be places without hookup culture. Does faith make a difference?
If we look at enrolment figures for public secondary schools, it’s untrue to say the steady drift towards private schools has been reversed.
If the government is to continue to spend millions toward sending Indigenous children away to boarding school, we need research into how effective this model is, and its impact on communities.
This is how to stop it.
Despite improvements to their content over time, secondary school history textbooks still imply that ‘real’ Australians are white.
Who comes up trumps in tertiary education?
The current system disproportionately limits opportunities for young people from low-income backgrounds.
By embracing a style beyond the typical classroom lecture, math education can serve all of our students better.
Federal and state government funding to the Catholic sector does not necessarily then flow straight to the school.
Students taking ‘smart drugs’ to boost their academic performance are putting their health at risk.
Here’s what the latest funding proposals mean for schools.
Around a fifth of 15-year-olds in Australia do not have basic financial literacy.
Students on ‘enabling’ courses may now have to pay substantial fees under higher education reforms.
Students who take longer to complete their degree will be hit hard by fee hikes.
‘Per pupil expenditure’ is where the real story lies.
Students will now have to pay back more of their loan, and repay quicker.
There is no evidence to suggest that vouchers are simpler, fairer and more transparent than current funding models.
By abolishing the 457 visa program the government has targeted a fraction of the problem, leaving the bulk of the temporary migrant labour force unchanged.
India will soon have the largest economy in the world. A way for Australia to benefit is to collaborative with universities.