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Opinion: Homeschooling boomed last year. But these 4 charts show it was on the rise before COVID

Home education, sometimes called homeschooling, is when children are educated outside a formal institution like a school.


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Opinion: It’s not how big your laser is, it’s how you use it: space law is an important part of the fight against space debris

Space is getting crowded. More than 100 million tiny pieces of debris are spinning in Earth orbit, along with tens of thousands of bigger chunks and around 3,300 functioning satellites.


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Opinion: Less than half of Australian adults know how to identify misinformation online

For most of us, it’s hard to imagine a media-free day. To do these activities regularly and effectively, we need to have at least a moderate level of media literacy.


National study finds disadvantaged Australian adults are the least media literate

Australian adults who live in regional areas, older Australians, people with low levels of education, and people who are living with a disability are more likely to have a lower media ability, a new national study has found.


Western Sydney authors shortlisted for NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

Several literary talents fostered by Western Sydney University are among those shortlisted for this year’s prestigious NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.


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Technology scholarships open up brilliant digital experiences for Western students

Seven of Western’s top information technology and cybersecurity students have won the prestigious Westpac Young Technology Scholarships for 2021.



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