The world of work has become an increasingly difficult environment for young people. Youth unemployment in Australia is persistently higher than for other age groups. Dr David Farrugia explores how communities can help youth navigate changing labour markets.
We need a major revamp of teacher education from the inside out that actually changes the model to provide all children with the education that is right for them. By Professor John Fischetti, Head of School/Dean of Education.
Pi Day is upon us again, for those who note today’s date in the format 3/14 (March 14). But rather than talk about Pi Day itself, as I did last year, this year I want to talk about Pi and mathematical notions of beauty. By Laureate Professor Jon Borwein.
Violence against women is rampant in Australia. Professor Penny Jane Burke believes that we must put gender and sexuality on the curriculum to educate ourselves and our children about gender relations.
“There has been no new contraceptive introduced since the 1960s. Not one pharmaceutical company has an R&D program in contraception. They will sell the contraceptives they have, tinker with the pharmacology, but there’s nothing new.”
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