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Teenage girls pick up the tools at UNSW Canberra YoWIE 2021

From 12-14 January, 100 young women have been part of the fifth annual UNSW Canberra Young Women in Engineering (YoWIE) program.

Close shave for apprentice barbers in 2020

Apprentice barbers nearly didn't make the cut to graduate in 2020, in the face of disruptive shutdowns and economic instability.

MoU strives to improve outcomes for Indigenous Australians

The University of Canberra (UC) has recommitted to its partnership with the Indigenous Marathon Foundation (IMF), signing on to the mutually beneficial collaboration today.

Job-Ready Graduates Bill to have some ‘unintended consequences’

While some aspects of the government’s Job-Ready Graduates Bill have been praised by the sector, the University of Canberra (UC) fear it may have some “unintended consequences”.

Concerns as COVID-19 reveals learning gaps

COVID-19 has brought about disruption on a global scale, and this disruption has been keenly felt in classrooms across the country, as well as here in the ACT, as shutdowns required students to learn from home.

Teacher librarians at the centre of education policies

ACT Labor have promised 25 teacher librarians for ACT public schools, as well as more than 400 teachers and support staff, if elected in October. Labor’s education spokesperson Yvette Berry said the teachers...

ACT Labor to match Liberals fund on hazardous materials

ACT Labor has announced its plan to fast track the removal of hazardous materials in schools if re-elected next month, after lead paint has recently been detected in three Canberra schools.

Canberra Liberals detail election plan for ACT education

The Canberra Liberals have stated their commitment to education in the ACT, detailing an election plan to reduce costs and increase education outcomes in the Territory.

First roll out of free CIT VET courses next month

The first JobTrainer placements will be available at CIT next month, following an ACT and Federal Government initiative for free VET training.

Liberals promise more school buses and road safety measures

The Canberra Liberals will spend $12.5 million on school road safety and re-establish dedicated school buses if they win October’s election.

UC alumnus Wil Anderson to help celebrate university’s 30th birthday

Premier comedian and UC alumnus Wil Anderson will host his alma mater’s 30th anniversary celebration live here in Canberra this November.

Amaroo School promised $12 million expansion

Amaroo School’s senior campus will receive a more-than $12 million expansion that will permanently create a further 200 places, as part of the ACT Government's $400 million announcement for schools over the...