education

law & crime March 30, 2019

Students sexually harassing teachers

As the Me Too movement continues its march, an Australian Education Union survey reveals that teachers face extreme levels of sexual harassment in the workplace, often by students.

immigration February 2, 2019

Risks to foreign students on campus

The rape and murder of Aya Maasarwe near her La Trobe University accommodation shocked the world. But absent from the headlines was acknowledgement of the increasing prevalence of sexual assaults on international students.

law & crime September 29, 2018

Bettina Arndt’s ‘fake rape’ campaign

Commentator Bettina Arndt is publicly petitioning to have Sydney University take action against five students who demonstrated outside a speech on her “Fake Rape Crisis Campus Tour”.

resources December 8, 2018

Captain’s call back

Amid a chaotic final sitting week of parliament, conservative Coalition MPs are furious at the prime minister for what they perceive as his betrayal over religious freedoms in schools.

law & crime September 29, 2018

Bettina Arndt’s campus tour

Commentator Bettina Arndt is publicly petitioning to have Sydney University take action against five students who demonstrated outside a speech on her “Fake Rape Crisis Campus Tour”.

education March 24, 2018

China could stop sending students

Signals from China that it may restrict the number of its students enrolling in Australian tertiary institutions have foreign-fee-dependent universities alarmed.

immigration June 24, 2017

Migrant language service budget cuts

Federal budget changes to a program that teaches new Australians language skills are, according to the Adult Migrant English Service, prioritising cost savings above social integration.

law & crime May 27, 2017

The social impact of declining literacy rates

As declining literacy rates in Australia feed into unemployment figures, some studies claim they can also be linked to crime statistics and recidivism.

immigration May 13, 2017

Scott Morrison budgets on turn-in from the world

As the treasurer squares up for a fight with the banks over a new levy, his budget finds its unifying theme in making an example of foreign money.

education May 6, 2017

Turnbull’s war on universities

If the government’s new schools funding plan represents an ideological change, its cuts to universities reflect a calculated antipathy.

education April 22, 2017

Inside the war on Safe Schools

The campaign against Safe Schools is reaching its final chapter, but in many respects the program has already done its work.