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Can universities help fix the school closure chaos?

Can universities help fix the school closure chaos?

The coronavirus is creating unprecedented levels of stress for Year 12 students. But there's a solution... if Australia is bold enough to try it.

Morrison breaks his political habit and fights fear on schools with facts

Morrison breaks his political habit and fights fear on schools with facts

Scott Morrison is right to hold the line against closing schools. But it places him in the unusual position of fighting, not exploiting, fear.

School closures should not be left too late, experts warn

School closures should not be left too late, experts warn

The government has resisted shutting down schools as part of its plan to combat the coronavirus. But if it doesn't act soon, it may end up being too late.

Work dries up for casuals as education sector tallies up virus costs

Work dries up for casuals as education sector tallies up virus costs

Universities may get some form of bailout from a coronavirus stimulus package, but it's unlikely to help the large number of casual workers employed in the sector.

After St Kevin's, institutions can no longer hide from justice

After St Kevin's, institutions can no longer hide from justice

Like so many institutions, St Kevin's College sacrificed the children in its care on the altar of its own survival.

Australian universities are 'frantic' amid coronavirus fallout

Australian universities are 'frantic' amid coronavirus fallout

This situation could quickly transform from problematic into a full-blown crisis. For now, universities are left in the dark.

Australian universities brace for financial fallout from coronavirus

Australian universities brace for financial fallout from coronavirus

A large portion of Australia's $35.2 billion international education market comes from Chinese students. How much will this drop in 2020?

Education league table shows a failure to fulfil the Gonski promise

Education league table shows a failure to fulfil the Gonski promise

Despite a substantial increase in education funding since the 2000s, Australia's educational outcomes have gone backwards — and neither side is up for the challenge of fixing the problem.

Australian unis' escalating crisis over international students

Australian unis' escalating crisis over international students

Chinese enrolments are expected to plummet. Indian students are facing huge difficulties after visa changes. The question for Australia’s higher education sector is: what's next?

Discrimination against international students in campus politics is nothing new

Discrimination against international students in campus politics is nothing new

Monash University's student union recently made headlines for effectively excluding international students from elections. This incident is not an outlier.