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