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.
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.
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.
Children who attend early childhood education are more likely to achieve higher NAPLAN scores and continue to do better throughout their schooling, according to a new Australian study.
According to Acer, the workplace of the future will be unrecognisable from the working world of today. The challenges students will face in a world dominated by rapidly advancing technology will be significantly different from the ones faced by Baby Boomers, Gen X and even Millennials.