Australia needs a vision for early learning

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The Productivity Commission has released the final report from its Inquiry into Child Care and Early Childhood Learning. Samantha Page, CEO of Early Childhood Australia, says the report is a good start but lacks a clear enough vision for families.

Mental toughness – What is it? Do you need it? Have you got it?

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In an often challenging and stressful study and work environment, it’s useful to have a level of mental toughness. Clive Leach explains how we can be helped to better manage ourselves and perform at our best.

Children in immigration detention: government sanctioned child abuse?

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Tony Abbott has rejected the Australian Human Rights Commission report on children in immigration detention as ‘blatantly partisan’. Angela Beresford says it’s obvious that the government is out of touch with society and reality.

Life in the digital world – what do you think are the future challenges?

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What are the future challenges of living in a digital world? Malcolm Crompton wants to hear your thoughts and concerns for an upcoming forum on this topic.

STEM: Part culture war, part cargo cult

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How can we get the teaching of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) right in Australian schools and universities? Nicholas Gruen says it is about more than just funding.

‘Coup-culture’ undermines Australian democracy

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Focusing on the leader, rather than the government, is undermining our democratic standards and fostering a deeper cynicism about politics. Dr Troy Whitford says we need to make sure the voter is central to changes.