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COVID-19 causes widening inequality for children worldwide

Luke Michael, Monday, 14th September 2020 -  Save the Children has conducted the largest global survey of its kind since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared    Children from the poorest households are missing out on access to education,

Creating a new deal for young Australians

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 25th August 2020 -  Researchers say young people are struggling to make the transition from education to employment Community organisations are calling for the development of a Youth Futures Guarantee

Bridging the digital divide, one desktop computer at a time

Sue Karzis, Monday, 10th August 2020 -  With offices around the country sitting empty, businesses have an opportunity to do some good by redistributing their abandoned desktops, screens and iPads to those in need, writes

‘Closing schools means much more than just a lost education’

Paul Ronalds, Sunday, 2nd August 2020 -  We need more international support to stop COVID-19 mutating from a global health emergency into a global education emergency, writes Paul Ronalds, group CEO of Save the Children

How building your employees’ financial confidence shows you care

Lali Wiratunga, Tuesday, 21st July 2020 -  Lali Wiratunga, national manager of Westpac’s financial education experts, the Davidson Institute, shares some tips to better understand the importance of improving your employees’

Support for returning to learning is key to protecting future employment

Renee Hancock, Tuesday, 2nd June 2020 -  The divide between socioeconomic disadvantaged youth and those from wealthier homes is at risk of widening even further, writes Renee Hancock, who is calling on state and federal

Doco of the month: In My Blood It Runs

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 14th May 2020 -  In My Blood It Runs is a moving portrayal of what it is like as an Aboriginal child growing up in Australia today. Director Maya Newell talks to Wendy Williams about why it was a story that

Why now is the perfect time to upskill

Luke Michael, Monday, 4th May 2020 -  We take a look at how you can make the most of self-isolation and progress in your career through upskilling The COVID-19 pandemic has kept Australians locked in self-isolation and

Charity merger to keep kids reading during coronavirus

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 8th April 2020 -  There are roughly 250 million children globally missing out on a basic education The global outbreak of COVID-19 means many children across the globe are now learning and reading

Getting the creative juices flowing, and helping a community

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 10th February 2020 -  The program will impact over 1,900 kids in marginalised areas  Forget dictionaries and whiteboards, a new program is hoping to unlock creativity and improve the well-being of primary

Aussies ‘uncomfortable’ with students with intellectual disability in their child’s school

Luke Michael, Monday, 10th February 2020 -  But disability advocates say the segregation of kids with disability in education is a fundamental breach of human rights  Almost one in five Australians are uncomfortable with

Bridging the education gap: Why Australia is failing Indigenous Australians

Andrew Cairns, Thursday, 23rd January 2020 -  Nobody in Australia knows why we are failing to close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous education like Indigenous Australians themselves, but their voices are still
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