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Do unis continue to lower the standards for teaching degrees?

Do unis continue to lower the standards for teaching degrees?

Was Labor's Tanya Plibersek correct when she claimed that "marks to get into teaching are getting lower + lower"?

Our reliance on foreign students is at crisis point

Our reliance on foreign students is at crisis point

A new report shows the extraordinary extent of dependence by Australian universities on Chinese students. But that's just one way in which our addiction to this revenue stream is harming us.

The rise and rise of 'innovation hubs'

The rise and rise of 'innovation hubs'

You can't swing a laptop bag in a major city without hitting an 'innovation hub'. Years after Malcolm Turnbull's 'ideas boom' failed to materialise, innovation remains on state government agendas.

What is holding the Ramsay Centre back?

What is holding the Ramsay Centre back?

After an eternity of negotiations with universities around Australia, the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation seems barely any closer to finding a true home.

Why are Australia's research standards slipping?

Why are Australia's research standards slipping?

Australia's academic community has been hit with a series of damaging plagiarism and accuracy cases, eroding trust in academia and science. Is a watchdog the answer?

A day in the life of a teacher

A day in the life of a teacher

'The raw energy of a grade one classroom on a Monday morning is like being inside a football locker room before a big match.'

The real crisis in teaching

The real crisis in teaching

'School education in Australia is becoming an evermore bureaucratised system, which is asking more of teachers and getting less in return.'

Why are we seeing an explosion in university cheating scandals?

Why are we seeing an explosion in university cheating scandals?

Experts and students are concerned that cracking down on cheats doesn't get to the heart of the issue.

What's missing from the naive phone ban debate

What's missing from the naive phone ban debate

Has anyone writing these policies ever actually met a teenager? A phone ban isn't just impractical, it's reckless.

The pros and cons of selling Australia's education to the world

The pros and cons of selling Australia's education to the world

What would selling Australian curriculum like the HSC and VCE mean for our economy, and is it viable? We've done our homework.