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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.

Chinese international students are not a 'problem' to be solved

Chinese international students are not a 'problem' to be solved

Take it from a tutor: the media's obsession with Chinese students is misguided at best and racist dog-whistling at its worst. 

Take it from a teacher: increasing ATAR scores won't fix the education crisis

Take it from a teacher: increasing ATAR scores won't fix the education crisis

There's no shortage of innovative, smart and dedicated teachers. The real question is, why do these people want to leave the industry?

In My Blood It Runs and the crisis facing Indigenous students

In My Blood It Runs and the crisis facing Indigenous students

Australia's policy imagination is moored in disciplinary logic. Maya Newell's new doco shows the harm that can cause.

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"?