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5 top tips to succeed in your first year at uni

For many students and their parents, transitioning to university is an exciting but daunting experience. Here are five tips to help students make the most of their first year.
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Nine out of 10 educators want more careers resources for the classroom, says survey

How are teachers, parents and students keeping up with the future of work? Our STEM education survey was designed to figure it out.
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VIDEO: The gender gap in STEM starts as young as 9 years old

Only 16% of Australian STEM professionals are women... but, why? Statistics from the Office of the Australian Chief Scientist show that that the gender...

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Meet the winners of the 2019 Indigenous STEM awards

A remote school in the Northern Territory, a virtual reality designer and a graduate systems engineer are the big winners of the third Indigenous...

Technology and learning in the classroom: 6 tips to get the balance right

Technology has good potential to help students learn, but it must be used appropriately to keep students moving, learning and working together.
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The cyber security challenge coming to a high school near you

The Australian Computing Academy is launching their "Schools Cyber Security Challenges" to promote online literacy in the digital security space.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

This is how you should choose your Year 11 and 12 electives, according to...

"I don’t know why, but some well-meaning advisors will suggest that you pick easy subjects so that you will achieve a higher raw score. Don’t do that!"
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Holographic teachers were supposed to be part of our future. What happened?

Instead of holograms replacing teachers, we're seeing teachers using holograms to enhance the learning experience, particularly in disciplines such as health sciences and medicine.
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Where does rubbish go?

Have you ever thought about the logistics of rubbish collection? Emil Zankov, a teacher at Pedare Christian College, shows us how you can turn data on rubbish collection into a fun classroom exercise.
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5 best coding resources for digital technologies

Stuck on the digital technologies curriculum? Don't scratch your head about learning Scratch, get ahead of the game with these resources for all skill levels, and learn to code ahead of the class.

The Wikipedia warrior for women in STEM

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This physics researcher is boosting the representation of women scientists, one Wikipedia biography at a time.

12 words that didn’t exist when your parents were at school

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Being fluent in STEM is all about nailing abbreviations, owning slang and memorising 342 job titles that...

We’re loving #UniqueScientists on Twitter

Heads up everyone, there's a new science hashtag to get behind on Twitter! We loved how #ActualLivingScientist went...