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Children’s reading skills improve as UQ academics train teachers

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Professional learning delivered by academics to teachers in Queensland’s Bowen Basin has improved reading ability in the local schoolchildren. The project involved University of Queensland education experts instructing teachers in local communities. The academics showed the teachers techniques for reading education, and observed ...

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Southern Cross, Liverpool FC pitch in for soccer academy

Left to right: Southern Cross University vice-chancellor professor Peter Lee; Southern Cross Football Centre general manager Scott Collis; SCU executive director of information and physical resources Allan Morris; and NSW state member for Lismore Thomas George, at the announcement of the SCU partnership with Liverpool FC.

Southern Cross University has partnered with English Premier League powers Liverpool FC – scoring a goal for local school-aged soccer fans. The football club has opened its Australian International Academy; extending its global reach. Similar centres operate all around the world, teaching local ...

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Financial services trainers call for standalone degree

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A major financial services educator wants the beleaguered financial planning industry to have its own degree, to help tighten up standards in the sector. Mentor Education Group, which styles itself as Australia’s largest privately owned financial services training company, welcomes federal ...

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QS ranks Deakin MBA best in Australia

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QS Rankings has listed Deakin University as the best in Australia for online MBAs. Graduate employability was the main metric for QS Distance Online MBA Rankings 2016. This was followed by student quality, a program’s reputation, teaching quality, interaction between students ...

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