Only 14% of Australian children get the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity per day and they spend 70% of the school day sitting.
112,000 fewer students were enrolled in tertiary education in May 2020 – at the height of the first wave – compared to a year earlier.
It is estimated around half the world’s students’ schools remain shut down. All told, this has been a potentially damaging disruption to the education of a generation.
The recently released report of the NAPLAN review found many young people are reaching Year 9 without being able to write properly.
Not all chaplains are religious, and Australia’s chaplaincy program actually prohibits preaching or religious practice.
The Morrison government’s Job-ready Graduates legislation has passed the Senate.
The pursuit of endless sales in the form of international student enrolments appears to be their principal purpose, rather than the pursuit of learning and knowledge.
Men’s research submissions to academic journals almost instantly increased by 50%, single-author articles by women dropped.
Early learning matters, and creates a solid foundation for future development.
Our universities actively helped with reconstruction after two world wars and supported recoveries in recent recessions.