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Can you do these maths questions in 60 seconds?

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Can you do these maths questions in 60 seconds?


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How mainstream schools are failing students who don't fit in

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How mainstream schools are failing students who don't fit in


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Narrabundah College and Cambell Primary school to be partially demolished due to asbestos

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Narrabundah College and Cambell Primary school to be partially demolished due to asbestos


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Australian universities warned of foreign interference threat

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Australian universities warned of foreign interference threat


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Australia tightens English requirements for foreign students

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Australia tightens English requirements for foreign students


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Australia to set new English-language standards for international students

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Australia to set new English-language standards for international students


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Australia doing better than Kiwis at making schools sun smart - researchers

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Australia doing better than Kiwis at making schools sun smart - researchers


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  • Australian universities warned of foreign interference threat
    Australian universities warned of foreign interference threat

    , radionz.co.nz

    The fear of Chinese government intrusion into Western universities is sparking a push by Australia's closest allies for a more coordinated response to Beijing's aggressive tactics. Having observed attacks on academic freedoms in the United States. , the United Kingdom. , Canada, Australia and New Zealand. - discussions have begun in diplomatic and security circles about whether the Five Eyes intelligence partners should respond collectively to the threat, so there are no "weak links" which can be exploited
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Schools

  • Lutz-Manrique children's special needs school providing more support for parents one year on
    Lutz-Manrique children's special needs school providing more support for parents one year on

    , abc.net.au

    A year on from the murder-suicide of the Lutz-Manrique family in Sydney's north, the children's special needs school is still grappling with the tragic deaths and has formed special support groups for parents. It was October last year that police made the gruesome discovery of the Lutz-Manrique family, in an elaborate murder suicide in the leafy Sydney suburb of Davidson. Parents 44-year-old Fernando Manrique and 43-year-old Maria Claudia Lutz were from Colombia, and their children, Elise, 11, and Martin, 10, were born in Australia
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Students

  • 'Time for Australia to be at the table': space industry opens up for students
    'Time for Australia to be at the table': space industry opens up for students

    , smh.com.au

    When 12-year-old Emanuel Zoing got the chance to ask NASA's acting administrator Robert Lightfoot a question, he didn't hesitate. "Are there any plans to use antimatter as a fuel source?" asked Emanuel, in year 7 and home-schooled in Sydney's south. In response, Mr Lightfoot asked Emanuel when he was coming to work at NASA, and Emanuel was equally impressed with the head of the US space agency
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Higher Education

Universities

  • University of Sydney senior executive staff member takes legal action over dismissal
    University of Sydney senior executive staff member takes legal action over dismissal

    , smh.com.au

    The University of Sydney's first deputy vice-chancellor for Aboriginal services, Professor Shane Houston, is taking legal action over his dismissal from the position. Senior academics have told Fairfax Media they were mystified about the reasons behind an email they received in which the university's vice-chancellor Michael Spence announced Professor Houston's sudden departure with "regret and disappointment" on August 24. Fairfax Media has confirmed Professor Houston, who was the the University of Sydney's inaugural deputy vice-chancellor for Indigenous strategy and services, has made a general protections application to the Fair Work Commission in response to the termination of his employment
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Tertiary Education

  • Australian University Researchers To Provide Fresh Drinking Water In Rajasthan
    Australian University Researchers To Provide Fresh Drinking Water In Rajasthan

    , ndtv.com

    Melbourne: Researchers at University of Adelaide are planning to provide fresh drinking water in the desert state of Rajasthan using simple and low-cost water purification kits. Rajasthan is a region of 79.79 million of people and is the sister state of South Australia. Water management significantly limits it's development and is a critical requirement for future growth. The self-assembly kits make use of sunlight and gravity, some clever design and basic materials to produce up to 10 litres/day of safe drinking water
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Teachers

  • Kambala ex-principal takes private girls' school, teachers to court for defamation
    Kambala ex-principal takes private girls' school, teachers to court for defamation

    , abc.net.au

    The former principal of one of the nation's most prestigious girls' schools is taking her former employer and two teachers to court over emails she says defamed her and have rendered her virtually unemployable. Debra Kelliher resigned from the exclusive Sydney day and boarding school on April 10, three and a half years into the job, after staff took a vote of no-confidence over her alleged "tyrannical rule", "bullying" and "unethical behaviour"
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Colleges

  • Controversial councillor Intaj Khan's training college shut down
    Controversial councillor Intaj Khan's training college shut down

    , smh.com.au

    A controversial private vocational college that made a fortune for one of Victoria's richest and most flamboyant local councillors will be closed down by the national training regulator. After years of rumours and complaints, the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has announced the cancellation of registration for the Melbourne-based Western Institute of Technology and three other unrelated private colleges in Victoria
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