- Tomorrow’s jobs: the next Elon Musk is still in primary school
It’s a fact – jobs as we know them are changing and many ‘tried and true’ career paths will cease to exist as we enter the digital age. How do we prepare our children for jobs that don’t yet exist; using technology that hasn’t yet been invented; for problems that don’t exist yet? The digital … Continue reading Tomorrow’s jobs: the next Elon Musk is still in primary school
- Labor’s plans for science, technology, maths education well-meaning but misguided
A heavy focus of Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s budget reply speech on Thursday night was preparing for the future with science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. While this focus is a step in the right direction, the policies probably aren’t the right way to go about it.
- Research is useless, innovation is gold
Most agree that it’s worth knowing more about the world and everything in it. Research, in that sense, is intrinsically valuable.But for pragmatic governments, intrinsic scientific or scholarly worth is useless, what they value is its contribution to society, Gavin Moodie writes.