News Centre archive - 2015

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School students in lecture theatre

Better, 'classroom-ready' teachers the ultimate goal, says UWS

The University of Western Sydney has welcomed the release of the Australian Government’s Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group (TEMAG) report on teacher education.

David Rowe

Australia’s summer of sporting events – has it been worth it?

Football’s Asian Cup and cricket’s World Cup have brought representative teams of 27 sporting nations to these shores, but are they worth the effort, cost and risk?

UWS sign against blue sky

OLT grant projects aim to prepare a more global workforce

The Australian Government's Office of Learning and Teaching will fund research projects worth $5.8 million aimed at improving teaching in Australia’s higher education institutions to prepare students for work in the 21st century.

Dr  David Burchell

Political instability in Australia mirrors Europe; expert

The recurring instability of political leadership in Australia has raised the spectre the country may be heading down the same path as Europe, according to a political historian from the University of Western Sydney.

Julie Bishop Fiona Scott and Barney Glover with student

Julie Bishop congratulates UWS’s New Colombo Plan recipients

UWS welcomed the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, as she met students who will travel overseas as part of the Commonwealth Government’s $100 million New Colombo Plan.

Maths on board

Apps add up for young students

As school returns, a UWS academic is urging parents to encourage their children through apps and the fun, hands-on math riddles that surround us everyday.


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