Learning the Star Knowledge of First Australians

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people use their understanding of the night sky to navigate, inform cultural practices and much more. This interesting resource explains the importance of Aboriginal star knowledge through three Aboriginal star stories. It is suitable for … Continued

It’s confirmed. There is water on the Moon

Flying telescope detects unique spectral signature. This exciting article and resource are best suited to Year 5, 7, 8, 9, and 10 Earth and Space, Chemistry and Physics students. It demonstrates an application for their understanding of minerals and the … Continued

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