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Australia to introduce new visa to attract entrepreneurs, boost economy

The proposed visa would facilitate foreign entrepreneurs and investors The Australian Government is set to introduce a new visa for people willing to establish businesses in the country. The visa will not require... Read more »

Australian Global Alumni Network expands in Pakistan

16,000 Pakistani scholars enrolled in Australia Universities ISLAMABAD — Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Margaret Adamson has welcomed the expansion of Australia’s Global Alumni Network in Pakistan. Recently launched by Australian Foreign... Read more »
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New high school for students in inner Sydney

Students in inner Sydney will have a new world-class high-rise school designed by an award-winning architectural firm, Education Minister Rob Stokes announced today. The new high school, on the corner of Cleveland... Read more »
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NSW drops Safe Schools program, to be replaced by new anti-bullying plan

The NSW government has announced it will replace the Safe Schools Coalition program with a new anti-bullying strategy. Three years after it was launched by the Abbott government, the insidious Safe Schools... Read more »
Expert staff provide early detection and warning for potentially dangerous tsunami.

Australia joins the world in raising tsunami awareness

In the lead up to the first World Tsunami Awareness Day, the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (JATWC) is reminding Australians what to do if a tsunami warning is issued in their... Read more »
NSW Premier Mike Baird and Early Childhood Education Minister Leslie Williams read to children at Wunanbiri Pre-School.

NSW schools and students get $219 million boost

NSW public schools will receive a record $219 million in additional needs-based education funding in 2017, made possible by NSW signing the Gonski agreement. Announcing the funding boost at Hurstville South Public... Read more »
NSW Government has agreed to share the state’s vocational education training expertise as part of a new agreement signed with the Kingdom of Bhutan.

NSW to share vocational training expertise with Bhutan

The NSW Government has agreed to share the state’s vocational education training expertise as part of a new agreement signed with the Kingdom of Bhutan. NSW Premier Mike Baird today met with... Read more »
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ANU to invest $12.5 million in School of Music

The Australian National University will invest $12.5 million in strategic funds in the School of Music over the next five years to ensure a bright future for music teaching and research at... Read more »
Awards ceremony celebrate the achievements of NSW 2016 Minister’s Student Achiever Awards

Achievements of 2016 Minister’s Student Achiever Award winners celebrated

Awards ceremony celebrate the achievements of NSW State’s best students who represent the future of tourism and hospitality A special ceremony was held at NSW Parliament House to mark the 2016 Minister’s... Read more »
NSW Premier Mike Baird and Early Childhood Education Minister Leslie Williams read to children at Wunanbiri Pre-School.

NSW announces $115 million funding to make early childhood education more affordable

NSW government preschool fees to be slashed by 30% under new initiative to boost attendance The NSW Government is cutting preschool fees by an average of 30 per cent to encourage more... Read more »
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China, UNSW partners to build $100 million innovation project at University of New South Wales

UNSW has secured the financial support of eight Chinese companies to build a new science and technology precinct on the Kensington campus Australia is set to get a “global first” $100 million... Read more »
Obama says the government will help 387,000 permanently disabled people get their student debt forgiven

Obama to forgive billions in student debt for disabled Americans

Obama says the government will help 387,000 permanently disabled people get their student debt forgiven The Obama administration plans to forgive $7.7 billion in federal student loans held by nearly 400,000 permanently... Read more »

Australia’s ‘demand-driven’ higher education system is dysfunctional

Recently some attention has been drawn to the dysfunction of Australia’s “demand-driven” higher education system, where incentives have wrought havoc on taxpayers’ funds and ­national productivity By Adam Creighton (for Business Spectator)... Read more »
Oxford professor, Andrew Wiles, wins $700k for solving 300-year-old math equation

Oxford professor wins $700k for solving 300-year-old math equation

Oxford Professor Receives Abel Prize For Solving 300-Year-Old Mathematical Mystery It was a problem that had baffled mathematicians for centuries — until British professor Andrew Wiles set his mind to it. “There... Read more »
Finland ranked world's most literate nation

Finland ranked world’s most literate nation

Finland, Norway, Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, US, Germany are among the most literate country in the world, according to a new study. The Nordic countries dominated the list of Most literate nations, with... Read more »

Innovative technology and teaching practices being introduces across NSW

Future classrooms unveiled in NSW Students and teachers will benefit from a range of innovative technology and teaching practices being trialled for new and refurbished classrooms across NSW. The trials are being... Read more »
NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli with school kids. Photo: Adam McLean

NSW announces record funding of $113 million to support public schools

Education Minister Piccoli says the substantial investment in public education will further boost determination of public schools to deliver improved student results The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government has announced to invest a... Read more »

US, UK, Australia most expensive destinations for international students

Studying abroad can prove extremely expensive. Tuition fees vary widely across international universities, as do cost of living expenses. According to HSBC, the United States has the highest average annual fees for... Read more »
World’s best Kindergarten is in Japan

World’s best Kindergarten is in Japan

Japan’s Fuji Kindergarten may well be world’s finest teaching space By Thu-Huong Ha At Fuji Kindergarten outside Tokyo, kids make the most of a magical environment designed just for them. The roof of... Read more »
Malala Yousafzai celebrated her birthday and the opening of a new school with "brave and inspiring girls of Syria" in Lebanon on Sunday. Photo: WAEL HAMZEH/EPA /LANDOV

On 18th birthday, Nobel winner Malala opens school for Syrian girls

ebanon — Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, celebrated her 18th birthday in Lebanon on Sunday by opening a school for Syrian refugee girls and called on world... Read more »

NSW Budget sets $20 million for Before and After School Care places

The 2015-16 NSW Budget includes a $20 million Before and After School Care Fund, which will ensure more Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) places are available from the beginning of 2016.... Read more »
102-year-old woman awarded Ph.D she was denied under Nazi regime

102-year-old woman awarded Ph.D she was denied under Nazi regime

102-year-old woman becomes Germany’s oldest student 80 years after the Nazis blocked her doctorate Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport wasn’t allowed to defend her doctoral thesis in 1938 under the Nazis because she was part-Jewish.... Read more »

Quality education, decent jobs a must to end child labour: ILO

New ILO study points to the long-term impact of child labour New ILO report shows the need for coherent policies tackling child labour and the lack of decent jobs for youth together.... Read more »

The Big Bang Theory launches $4m scholarship for future scientists

The hit CBS comedy about scientists and engineers want to help to create them for real with a newly formed endowment for STEM students in need of financial aid. The Big Bang... Read more »