Post Tagged with: "Education"

Saving Innovation: why not studying maths and science doesn’t add up

Saving Innovation: why not studying maths and science doesn’t add up

Maths and science aren’t everyone’s favourite subjects at school, but a new study has found students enrolling in these subjects have been declining over the past 20 years. So why aren’t the numbers adding up? CASEY LODGE reports.

No Talk, All Play

No Talk, All Play

An Apple a day keeps the preschoolers away: how the rise of mobile tablets and computers is heavily influencing the social skills of our preschoolers, WRITES JACK MASON.

Education the focus for International Women’s Day

Education the focus for International Women’s Day

Education is the key to empowering women and girls in developing nations and giving them the power to make their own choices writes JOSEPHINE LIM.

Does university education promote learning?

Does university education promote learning?

Exams are a unavoidable aspect of many university degrees – but do these assessments help or hinder students’ learning? MARIYAM SALMANZADEH reports.

Election trail: Education cheat sheet

Election trail: Education cheat sheet

Education is one of the most important issues in the coming election – so what are all the parties offering us? ASHLEIGH PISANI gives you a cheat sheet to help you decide your vote come Saturday.

Head of Journalism to leave UniSA

Head of Journalism to leave UniSA

When journalism students return to University after the mid-semester break, someone important will not. Program Director of Journalism, Kathryn Bowd, is leaving her role after 15 years at the University of South Australia. JOHN HUNT reports.

The taboo topic that matters to all women

The taboo topic that matters to all women

Waxing appointments, buying feminine hygiene products and having to ask the clothing store assistant for a bigger size while in the change rooms are just a few of the awkward or uncomfortable situations females face on a daily basis. EMILY BRAND reports.

I got 99 problems but a beer ain’t one

I got 99 problems but a beer ain’t one

Preaching a safe drinking message to students is about as popular as an 8am lecture, but a UniSA-led initiative has found just the right mix. The 99 Bottles campaign, launched on March 17, aims to get UniSA students thinking about their drinking behaviour, reports TOM ANGLEY.

Concussion concerns hit home with AFL players

Concussion concerns hit home with AFL players

Adelaide defender Luke Thompson believes AFL footballers are now more aware of the danger repeated concussions can have.

Thompson says the Adelaide Crows have included far more education on the matter during their pre-season in recent years, due to former Adelaide players Scott Stevens and Kurt Tippett being severely affected from repeated concussions. JOE ELLIOTT reports.

Interactive education

Interactive education

The future of education might be in interactive games, according to the founder of educational software developer EdAlive. DAVID THORNHILL reports.