Many African parents push their children to go to university regardless of their preparedness or interest. But more find happiness and success in VET.
A new film version of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden opens today. First published in 1911, the novel foregrounds Edwardian beliefs about the importance of gardens that still resonate.
The story of Mulan has been told and retold for 1,600 years. This latest version is more conservative, when it comes to a woman's place, than one told in the 17th century.
Under a rapidly changing climate, it's not just about keeping the lights on. We not only want energy, but we want to breathe clean air, have enough food and live in a sustainable community.
We looked at 37 studies which show eating ultra-processed foods is bad for our health. So why are we eating more of them than ever before?
It's not always easy to determine the cause of a death. Distinguishing between whether someone has died from or with COVID-19 is necessary for understanding the impact of the virus.
About half of environmental scientists working for government had been prohibited from communicating scientific information.
An examination of academic publications since 1980 suggests the status of 'cultural Marxism' has been greatly exaggerated.
We can strike a balance between minimising transmission risk and practising compassion to allow loved ones to visit patients with COVID-19 in ICU at the end of their lives.
Three recent studies shed new light, as understanding how the behaviour of Australia's wildlife changes at night can help scientists better protect them.
The much-heralded success of the national cabinet is more related to the extraordinary circumstance in which it operates than its revolutionary design.
Ahead of the release of Victoria's roadmap out of lockdown, we asked four experts to explain what they see as the most important aspects of the state's path out of stage 4.
Too often in conversations about cultural centres, the incredible resources already available are neglected.The Berndt Museum, in Perth, is a collection of national and international significance.
Too many adjectives, not enough ideas: how NAPLAN teaches bad writing
Both Black Panther and Beyoncé's Black is King represent a utopian vision of empowerment and connection to Africa.
Nick Cave's ongoing letters to fans, begun after a period of intense mourning over the death of his son, have much to say about suffering, mercy and meaning-making.
One of the hard things about life during a pandemic is the all encompassing lack of certainty. The Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard can help us make our peace with this situation.
Getting students to move while learning a concept helps them understand it better. And it gets them off their seats.
Investment in gas will not herald Australia's economic recovery. It's likely to hinder it.
What happens to our online data after we die? From memorial Facebook pages to password security, a project at Deakin University is exploring the pitfalls and possibilities of "data after death".