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Out-of-field maths teaching by the numbers

Just how many students are learning maths from those teaching out of field? More than three quarters in years 7 to 10, if data released by the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) is to go by. Co-author and AMSI director Professor Geoff ...

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Science healthy but vulnerable, says Chubb

The agricultural sciences, physics, mathematics and chemistry have been identified as “vulnerable” by Australia’s Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb. Launching his report into the state of the Australian science system last week, he told the National Press Club that while ...

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Maths and science subsidies face the axe

Maths and science university subjects could soon lose Commonwealth subsidies as a result of the federal government’s attempts to save an extra $1 billion. The government introduced a bill to Parliament on Wednesday to reinstate the maximum student contribution for ...

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