Local Teachers and Students Awards

Local teachers, students and schools are among 105 individuals and schools acknowledged for their exceptional student achievement and inspiring public education in the2021 NSW Minister’s and Secretary’s Awards for Excellence. The awardees include teachers, staff and parents who have made major contributions to their school communities and serve as role

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‘Employability’ Officially a Thing at UoN

Inaugural employability excellence achievers unveiled. The students, staff, businesses and community partners who inspire the University of Newcastle’s reputation for producing work-ready graduates have been recognised in the institution’s inaugural Employability Excellence Awards.   Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Mark Hoffman said the Employability Excellence Awards provided an opportunity for the University

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School Celebrations Still On

NSW State Government has OK’d post-HSC activities. School formals and graduations can take place from Thursday 12 November 2020, the day after the last Higher School Certificate (HSC) written exam. Under the guidelines, schools are being asked to: reduce mingling and attendance where possible hold dance floors outside or in

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New Way for Teaching

Study links teacher development program to increase in student achievement. As schools continue to grapple with major upheaval, a new study reveals that teacher professional development initiative, Quality Teaching Rounds (QTR), dramatically accelerates student learning outcomes, potentially reversing disruption caused by COVID-19. QTR, developed at the University of Newcastle, increased

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A Degree in Quantum Engineering?

UNSW Sydney has introduced the world’s first undergraduate degree in quantum engineering. The Bachelor of Quantum Engineering (Honours) will train students in advanced electronics and telecommunication engineering, specialising in how to design and control complex quantum systems. University of NSW’s Professor Andrea Morello. The degree will cover nanoelectronics, microwave engineering

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