Academics from the University of Sydney are protesting the bestowal of an honorary doctorate on John Howard, saying the former Prime Minister is "considered a racist and a war criminal" and "not a fit recipient of the university's highest honour".
Kelsey Munro There are children who are different - exceptional, even - and then there's Jake Widjaya.
Kelsey Munro Teaching graduates facing a 47,000 person queue for a permanent job in NSW are being welcomed with open arms halfway across the world.
Kelsey Munro It's a former industrial site in Pagewood, capped in cracking cement and tufted weeds, soon to be transformed into 256 "luxury" apartments by a Chinese-backed developer. The real estate sell promises gold detailing, marble countertops, rose gold taps and, private landscaped gardens. So far, so Sydney.
Eryk Bagshaw, Matthew Knott NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli has declared a "war over fairness" and accused the federal government of abandoning public schools.
Kirsty Needham, Pallavi Singhal A "pop-up" primary school for 300 children at Wentworth Park in Ultimo will escape environmental scrutiny, despite lead contamination at the site and the takeover of public recreation space.
Kelsey Munro Huang Xiangmo, the Chinese businessman who paid a personal bill of Labor senator Sam Dastyari, has resigned as Chair of the China institute at UTS over "coverage about political donations and supposed Chinese influence".
Karen Hardy The ANU is Australia's second placed university while the University of Canberra continues to rise as well.
Eryk Bagshaw A top Australian university has dropped four places in the world's most prestigious university rankings list, the latest report from Times Higher Education has revealed.
Eryk Bagshaw A reading program that has been used in up to 960 schools for more than 30 years has been abandoned.
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