Events / Conferences
25 Nov 2014
15 Dec 2014
6 - 10 JAN 2015
Girls take submarine prototype to National Engineering Convention
A team from St Peter's Girls' School in Adelaide, chosen as one of six schools to take part in a national pilot program, SUBS in Schools, will showcase their submarine design to engineering professionals at the National Engineering Convention in...
Girls finish top of the class in computer and information literacy
An international study has shown that girls outperform boys in computer and information literacy, with twice as many Australian girls achieving the highest proficiency level as boys. Australian girls are also more likely than boys to use computers for...
A child's postcode is not the best way to predict success at school
A recent study of 264 British children has examined the effect of socio-economic status, indicated by postcode, on learning outcomes. In the first stage of the study, children in kindergarten were tested for phonological awareness and completed a range of...