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Fiona Anson

10/19/2017
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Construction beats coding for jobs, and the rise of soft skills continues. Those are the two key findings from a recent JobGetter report. Hear its Director, Fiona Anson, tease them out.

Duration: 00:47:52


Steve Shepherd

9/12/2017
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Steve Shepherd is the CEO of millennial careers consulting firm, TwoPointZero. The firm surveyed 1,000 young people about their career dreams - both existing and dashed - and the findings were disappointing. Shepherd thinks educational institutions need to do more to get kids on the job track.

Duration: 00:31:58


Susan Colmar

9/1/2017
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USYD's associate professor Susan Colmar co-founded of Memory Mates, a program that helps kids' working memories. In turn, this has proved to boost their academic performance.

Duration: 00:27:26


Jennifer Baxter

8/17/2017
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Dr Jennifer Baxter, Australian Institute of Family Studies senior research fellow, chats to Education Review about how boys still aspire to 'manly' jobs and girls, more stereotypically feminine ones.

Duration: 00:11:21


Matti Wilks

8/15/2017
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Matti Wilks, a PhD candidate at UQ, has tested how children demonstrate fairness.

Duration: 00:05:26


Marnee McKay

8/11/2017
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'Like a girl' used to connote weakness. Though it doesn't any more, there's been little comprehensive evidence to support girls' physical abilities. Now, a team of researchers including USYD's Marnee McKay have found even more material than expected.

Duration: 00:22:51


Jessie Hughes

7/31/2017
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Jessie Hughes is only in her early 20s, but she is already a socially-minded tech entrepreneur: she's created SignVR - a virtual reality platform that aids in teaching Auslan. With more funding, she hopes to bring it to Australian classrooms soon.

Duration: 00:24:58


ER David Higgins WatchGuard

7/17/2017
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David Higgins is the ANZ country manager for WatchGuard Technologies. He spoke with Education Review news editor Patrick Avenell about the current cybersecurity state of play for schools.

Duration: 00:01:36


John Velegrinis

7/11/2017
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John Velegrinis, chief executive of ASG, was not exactly surprised by the findings of its teacher survey. They did, however, raise some talking points, which he shared with Education Review.

Duration: 00:25:31


Tim Mayfield

7/7/2017
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A nation of learned polyglots we are increasingly not. Tim Mayfield, executive director of the University of Melbourne's Asia Education Foundation, explains why this is problematic.

Duration: 00:19:54


ER Stephanie Gotlib

6/21/2017
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Stephanie Gotlib is the chief executive officer of Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA). Following Senator Pauline Hanson’s comments in parliament questioning the efficacy of mainstreaming kids with autism in preschool and school, Gotlib joined Education Review to explicate her views.

Duration: 00:31:40


Nardia Zendarski

6/18/2017
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Nardia Zendarski was the lead researcher in a groundbreaking Murdoch Childrens Research Institute study. It found that teens with ADHD were floundering in NAPLAN exams, in large numbers.

Duration: 00:15:48


ER Brother

6/8/2017
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Luke Howard (commercial market development channel manager), Stephen Bennett (pre-sales technical support specialist) and David Molloy (pre-sales solution specialist – office products & mobile print) from Brother Australia joined Education Review news editor Patrick Avenell for an interesting chat about these printers (no, seriously!).

Duration: 00:36:41


ER Ivan Seselj Promapp

6/5/2017
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Ivan Seselj is the founder and CEO of Promapp, a business improvement and process management online tool sued by a wide variety of public and private companies, and government organisations, to simply their most important operations.

Duration: 00:33:30


ER Jodieann Dawe

5/31/2017
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Education Review visits with Jodieann Dawe, the national manager of research and engagement at NCVER, to find out how VET programs are helping to close the gap for Indigenous Australian school-leavers.

Duration: 00:23:13


Ben Wang

5/29/2017
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Funded via a Kickstarter campaign that raised almost $18,000 more than its target, Ben Wang claims Remoteboot saves users the equivalent of half the amount of energy a clothes drier uses in a year.

Duration: 00:22:44


Jane Meldrum and Kylie Jacques

5/25/2017
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Residents and consumers across Anglican Care’s services were invited to Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College as guests of honour for the final dress rehearsal of its production of High School Musical. The event gave more than 100 residents the opportunity to watch students show off their talents, while the performers were able to unveil the production to a live audience before opening night. Anglican Care’s lifestyle and well being coordinator Jane Meldrum and marketing and executive support...

Duration: 00:19:44


ER Geoff Masters ACER On Fin Lit

5/24/2017
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ACER chief executive professor Geoff Masters chats with Education Review about Australia's 15-year-old's financial literacy, following a PISA report placing them equal fifth in the world.

Duration: 00:38:40


Edward Tudor

5/23/2017
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Edward Tudor, executive director of the non-profit Melbourne Indigenous Transition School (MITS), takes us through its establishment, its successes, and its future.

Duration: 00:41:16


Simon Hann

5/18/2017
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The robots are coming for our jobs - but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Soft skills can save us, but we need more of them. Simon Hann, chief executive of DeakinCo., explains.

Duration: 00:08:15

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