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STEM degrees don’t guarantee jobs, wealth

Despite the opening pages of the hot-off-the-press Good Careers Guide preaching STEM and all its glories – the guide’s education chief urged students to pursue careers they’re passionate about, even if they aren’t STEM-related. The Good Careers Guide is the replacement ...

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Children’s reading skills improve as UQ academics train teachers

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

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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