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From Cinderella to Pauper By Elliot Stein

This is a story about two towns 900 kilometres apart - Barcaldine and Brisbane. There were twenty three school leavers from Barcaldine last year. Three have jobs, one is going to university Read More

16 Jan 2015 in Education

The perfect (post-graduate) storm By Adrian Rook

Australia’s recent university graduates face the toughest job market in over 20 years. Many students are deciding to go straight on to postgraduate study to increase their chances of finding Read More

15 Aug 2014 in Education

Unlocking Asian languages By Merric Foley

The centre of economic power is shifting east and Australian governments of all stripes are trying to position the next generation to take advantage of this historic opportunity. A key position Read More

15 Jul 2014 in Education

Coalition education policy does not add up By Jim Chalmers

Jim writes for the Drum today on why this is shaping up as a schools election, and why it matters so much. A common complaint about modern politics is that the Read More

22 May 2013 in Education
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