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Australian Government scholarships assist poverty reduction and zero hunger goals in Mozambique

15 August 2019

Research demonstrates that Australia Awards alumni from Mozambique have made significant contributions to food production, disaster risk reduction and emergency response activities.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education, Education & Development,

Higher Education
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Australia Awards Vietnam alumnae in the right place at the right time

08 August 2019

New research into Vietnamese women who completed Australian development scholarships in the banking and finance sector provides some of the strongest evidence to date of alumnae making positive contributions to economic and public diplomacy outcomes.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education, Education & Development,

School
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Understanding Australian maths and science teachers’ job satisfaction

13 June 2019

International survey data suggests teacher satisfaction levels are lower in secondary school than in primary school.

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Vocational & Adult
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Understanding Australia’s offshore VET student experience

02 May 2019

The first study of Australian VET programs delivered overseas shows students enrol in order to gain English language skills that make them more employable, access to foreign cultures and opportunities to work overseas. Justin Brown reports.

Survey, Vocational & Adult,

Higher Education
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Australia Awards Global Tracer Facility

16 April 2019

The Australian Council for Educational Research is leading a world first initiative to measure the long-term outcomes of Australian Government scholarships.

Survey, Higher Education, Education & Development,

School
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Bullying, school safety and student achievement

18 March 2019

Lower incidences of bullying in schools are linked to higher levels of achievement, according to Sue Thomson.

Numeracy, Survey, School,