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22 February 2017
What you need to know about the new HSC English curriculum

What will a changed HSC English curriculum mean for teachers and students? Associate Professor Jackie Manuel explains.

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08 February 2017
Cost of living deters disadvantaged students

Disadvantaged and low-SES students are disproportionately affected by cost-of-living pressures, writes University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence in The Australian.

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03 February 2017
Explainer: what makes a good teacher

From judging what’s best for the class and individual to finding the ‘sweet spot’ for learning, Dr Nicole Mockler explains teaching traits and skills.

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03 February 2017
$10 million in new scholarships for international postgraduate students

International students will have even more reason to choose the University of Sydney for their postgraduate research degrees, with the announcement of 40 new fully-funded PhD scholarships available from 2017.

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01 February 2017
Silver and bronze for school students in international space race

Australian high school students took control of NASA robots on the International Space Station last week, during the 2016/17 Zero Robotics Championship Final, run by the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies.

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31 January 2017
Our role in 2017

"We are committed as a University to build a culture based on values of courage and creativity, openness and engagement, respect and integrity, and inclusion and diversity," says Dr Michael Spence, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Sydney. 

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26 January 2017
Vice-Chancellor acknowledged with University community in Australia Day Honours

University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence is among dozens of members of the University community to be recognised for their service to improving Australian life in this year's Australia Day Honours.

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25 January 2017
Indonesian leaders unite for women’s rights

The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre at the University of Sydney is helping 26 Indonesian NGO leaders fighting for women's rights and to stop violence against women in Asia.

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24 January 2017
Reimagining teaching: Educational Innovation grants announced

The grants will give academics opportunities to explore virtual reality laboratory classes, student-created learning resources and engaging online modules for students. 

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24 January 2017
Give teachers more freedom

It's time to roll back curriculum constraints and give teachers the freedom to make their own professional judgements, writes Dr Nicole Mockler.

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