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Education
Sunday, 24 May 2015 09:02

UNIVERSITY PERFORMANCE

Why ATAR is a poor future indicator

IT’S generally assumed that students who do well at school will go on to do well at university, and students who perform poorly at school will continue to under achieve in their tertiary studies.

Monday, 20 April 2015 10:48

STUDENTS JOB READY

How universities are driving workplace skills

By Nelofar Nawabi

UNIVERSITIES and business leaders plan to implement a strategy to make graduates more ‘job ready’.

Sunday, 19 April 2015 20:16

FUTURE KNOWLEDGE

Why GWS needs a Science Centre

WESTERN Sydney needs a science centre such as Questacon to help engage young people with science, technology and engineering.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 15:28

HILLS BUSINESS EXPO

Day attracts 500 registrations
 
IT was a busy time at March’s Hills Small Business Exchange Expo with close to 500 registrations and many more walk-ins.
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:02

UWS GATEWAY LAUNCHED

One stop access point to the university

THE University of Western Sydney has announced that one of its latest initiatives – the UWS Gateway – is open for business.

Monday, 09 February 2015 18:47

ART OF GROUP MANAGEMENT

Tips for converting team members to problem solvers

By Craig Hingston
President Cumberland Business Chamber

IMAGINE having a business in which every team member is pro-actively facing challenges and finding positive solutions.

Sunday, 25 January 2015 12:56

DITCH HOME READERS

Real books are better for your child

AS school resumes for the new year, the “home reader” routine for primary school children also recommences. For many parents and children, reading these short texts can be the most agonising part of the nightly homework routine. It’s no wonder that so many children dislike reading their home reader.

Sunday, 18 January 2015 12:43

NEW YEAR HEALTH CHECK

Four ways to improve brain health

By Anthony Hannan
Head of Neural Plasticity and NHMRC Senior Research Fellow at The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

THE human brain is the most extraordinary and complex object in the known universe, a kilogram and a half of soft tissue that, at its peak, leaves computers behind with its endless capacity for problem solving, innovation and invention.

Friday, 26 December 2014 21:00

CHANGING WORLD OF MATHS

Why language is key to learning

By Misty Adoniou
Senior Lecturer in Language, Literacy and TESL at University of Canberra

THERE has been a lot of hand-wringing about mathematics lately. According to national and international testing we are not getting any better at it and plenty of good reasons have been offered for why this may be so.

Saturday, 15 November 2014 16:23

CREDIT EDUCATION COURSES

Partnership provides programs for professionals

THE Australian Retail Credit Association (ARCA), has announced an industry partnership with Kaplan Professional Australia, a provider of education and training, to develop and deliver credit reporting education programs for industry professionals.

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