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Rio Tinto launches national STEM skills education program

Rio Tinto will invest $10 million in a four-year national program, targeted at school students, that aims to fast-track the development of STEM skills needed for the digital future including critical thinking, problem-solving, automation, systems design and data analytics. Read More
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ATARs and life after school

According to a new Grattan Institute report on Australia’s post-school education system, high school students who receive a low ATAR and go on to university may be better served choosing a vocational education pathway instead. Read More

Knowledge is power: Skilling students for the future

With growing demand for employees to have comprehensive subject knowledge, a suite of soft skills and the agility to re-skill throughout their career, the workplace is changing. During a recent event, experts from LinkedIn, ACMI and RMIT discussed budding trends and disruptions shaping the future world of work. Read More