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The new ‘Edflix’ model of education

Education these days can be delivered in a similar fashion to how we enjoy our entertainment. It is an “on-demand, Netflix” education model, where students are choosing what, when and how they study, according to Macquarie Business School Professor Lan ...

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Grattan Report: post-secondary concerns for young men

The latest Grattan Institute report , ‘Risks and rewards: when is vocational education a good alternative to higher education? found that men who scored lower ATARs at school but gained vocational qualifications in engineering, construction and commerce could have higher average earnings than ...

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Key education issues in the media: expert responds

Teacher performance-linked pay, teacher performance generally and student achievement – these are three issues that are never far from the headlines. But are the debates founded on sound evidence or merely the thought bubbles of politicians and populist commentators? We ...

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Australia’s first student-built, driverless car

It’s taken three years to make and Australia’s first student-built, fully autonomous race car – the M19-D – displayed its capabilities on Open Day at Monash University’s Clayton campus. Showcasing the latest in driverless automotive technology, including “complex environment perception ...

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India’s ‘two-pronged’ approach to plagiarism

India has made a firm commitment to stamping out plagiarism and contract cheating with the announcement that all public and private universities will be given trial access to anti-plagiarism software. “We have a two-pronged approach. As part of the exercise ...

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