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Video: Teaching better problem solving

Mechanical engineer Michael Arnold says complex problem solving is the number one skill employers are seeking today and in the future, according to the World Economic Forum, as it provides “the power to change things for the better”.

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Encouraging greater female participation in engineering

With women making up less than 10 per cent of engineers in Australia, the Engineering for Australia Taskforce, created to tackle low numbers of women studying engineering, has launched a new report identifying a need to remove barriers and change the perception of engineering in society and schools to encourage greater female participation in the field.

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Australia drops in PISA rankings: Should we be worried?

The newly released Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) report has raised concerns across the nation, with students in Australia recording their lowest results since this form of international testing began.

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Photo competition celebrates girls in STEM

A school photo competition that aims to encourage girls to develop an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM) careers has announced its latest winners, awarding a record of 14 prizes to girls and their schools.

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