Tag: STEM

14
Jan

Have your say on STEM education

Good Education Group is proud to partner with Refraction Media by helping promote this year’s Australian STEM report.

30
Aug

Pay attention: Closing the wage gap

The gender pay gap has been in the news ever since Lisa Wilkinson left Channel Nine’s Today show. The story took an interesting turn when it was revealed Wilkinson would be paid in excess of $2 million at Channel 10, while her soon-to-be co-hosts on The Project Carrie Bickmore and Waleed Aly (both Gold Logie winners) are each rumoured to

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7
Jun

Girls can’t be what they can’t see – Good Education Group joins forces with girledworld

Good Education Group is proud to announce their involvement with the girledworld APAC summit, with the aim to get more girls into start-up, entrepreneurship and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers and build a new generation of innovators to take Australia forward.

14
Mar

STEM sector not always the ideal place to secure a job

There is a common belief that if graduates want to stay ahead of the competition and increase their chances of a lucrative and long-lasting career, then it’s best to sign up for a science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) degree.

28
Feb

Jobs of the future in demand at Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct

Asia Pacific’s emerging innovation hub, the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct (GCHKP) will generate demand for high-tech jobs that are only just being imagined, with a new report highlighting the exciting career prospects, talent pipeline, and the new qualifications required.

6
Dec

Working as a surveyor in Australia

There has never been a better time to be a surveyor in Australia. Rapid growth in job openings (5,001 and 10,000 over the 5 years to 2020) is predicted.

9
Feb

Time to energise the study of physics, technology and maths

It’s always been about the sky for third-year physics student ­Kirsten Banks. “In primary school I was really interested in weather, in meteorology,’’ the 19-year-old says. “But then my grandfather helped me pursue my love of problem-­solving, introduced me to engineering, and then when I started looking at university, I really liked the physics curriculum.’’

23
Dec

Signing off: A wrap up of 2016

It’s been another massive year for the education sector. Despite the condemnation of cuts to funding and unemployment rates, there have plenty of positives to take away from 2016.

12
Dec

Girls encourage to explore their interests in STEM this Christmas

This year Good Education Group chief executive officer, Chris Lester, is supporting the grassroots campaign, No Gender December, which is encouraging parents to avoid buying their children gender-marketed gifts. 

12
Dec

Time to put gender on the agenda

There are all sorts of explanations for Australia’s alarmingly wide gender pay gap, which the Bureau of Statistics recently put at around 18 per cent. Active sexism is certainly one of them, along with unconscious biases which are prominent in many work places.