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Nuclear energy not the answer: expert


Would it be crazy for Australia to mine the sun for energy instead of going nuclear? A leading energy researcher says things that sound crazy now might be better investments in the nation’s energy future. Professor Vassilios Agelidis, director of ...

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Indonesian studies ‘facing extinction’

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Indonesian studies is on track to extinction in Australia within the next decade if the current drop-off continues, an academic warns. University of Melbourne professor Tim Lindsey, who sat on a Gillard government committee aimed at helping to reverse the ...

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AEU defends call for tougher teaching degrees


The Australian Education Union has hit back against claims that it dictates New South Wales teacher education policy to limit the number of incoming teachers for the benefit of its existing members. Australian Catholic University vice-chancellor professor Greg Craven previously told Campus Review that ...

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Craven says Piccoli wrong on jobs market


Recent figures from the NSW Government that show too many teachers and too few jobs are misleading, the vice-chancellor of Australian Catholic University has said. Statistics The Australian revealed on Tuesday show NSW education minister Adrian Piccoli painting a bleak picture for teacher employment, as state ...

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RN students need better dementia training: care provider


More dementia training is necessary in degree courses for undergraduate RNs, a dementia care leader has argued. General manager of residential services at dementia and aged-care specialist HammondCare, Angela Raguz, said some RN graduates employed in dementia-specific services had received as ...

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