A University of Melbourne study of high school subject choices reveals that girls are less likely to choose science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) subjects than boys, despite many girls testing better in these subjects.
In the wake of growing youth unemployment, stressed vocational training systems, and skills shortages and mismatches, the University of Melbourne is leading the way forward with the launch of a new Vocational Education and Training (VET) research centre.
The University of Melbourne is celebrating the achievements of alumna, Aboriginal advocate Dr Margaret Williams-Weir with the naming of a prestigious fellowship and a valued student space in her honour.
The most efficient way to run, fund and regulate primary and secondary schools in Australia is for the State and Territory Governments to have sole responsibility, a report published today by the Melbourne School of Government has found.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.