Most young people who do VET after school are in full-time work by the age of 25

Researchers and data analysts from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research explain 25-years worth of research about the most successful transitions made by young people between school and employment. The analysis explains why conventional advice such as going straight … Continued

Divide and conquer: why doing maths adds up to life success

Senior lecturer in Applied Mathematics at Macquarie University, Dr Sophie Calabretto, discusses the importance of the skills developed by maths education and how they are crucial for success in life and work.   Word Count: 479 Supplied: Macquarie University "Far … Continued

Columbia: NASA blew it

Word Count / Video Length: 379 / 10:00 mins NASA’s return to space after the Columbia disaster was “ugly” and fraught with internal arguments and mistrust, says Charles Camarda – a NASA astronaut who flew on the mission. This gripping … Continued

Lisa Harvey-Smith: Smashing galaxies and gender stereotypes

Australia’s first Women in STEM Ambassador, Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, discusses the future of astrophysics, the importance of science communication and what it takes to boost STEM diversity. Use this article as personal professional reading or with students to challenge them … Continued