The philanthropically minded family behind education-focused Fogarty Foundation has made a $15 million funding commitment to back next-generation, technology focused enterprises driven by past and present students in its scholarship programs.
Australian school students are frequently overlooking vocational education in favour of going to university to the detriment of their future career prospects, according to a report from the Grattan Institute.
OPINION: Determining the ideal classroom size is arguably the number one topic on the long list of thorny education issues to have divided policymakers, academics, school leaders, teachers, parents and even students over the past 50 years.
Curtin University and the University of Western Australia rank in the top ten universities in Australia, with Curtin jumping from 16th position to ninth in the past year, according to the Center for World University Rankings.
Australian private equity firm Allegro Funds says it will make a significant investment in Western Australia’s largest diagnostic imaging provider, Perth Radiological Clinic, the latest in a string of deals for the sector.
Leaders from business, government and education sectors gathered in Perth last month to launch Schools Cyber Security Challenges, a national program designed to improve the digital literacy of students across the country.
OPINION: Those of us who have learned to drive a motor vehicle will no doubt recall the driving instructor alerting us to ‘blind spots’, the parts of the road to the side and slightly behind your vehicle that you can’t see in your side or rear view mirrors.