Category: Education

Algorithm aims to fight online abuse

Online abuse is nothing new for some women using social media. But a new Twitter algorithm aims to detect sexualised threats and remove them from the platform. VJ Charlie Dally-Watkins reports.

Students say thanks on World Teachers’ Day

It’s been a particularly challenging year for school teachers. Now students in classrooms across Queensland are preparing to show their appreciation – as part of World Teachers’ Day. VJ Paige Van Lunteren reports.

University challenge: the new norm of learning online

University students say this year’s move to online learning has been challenging thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Some say the delivery’s been inconsistent, but others say there are benefits to this style of learning. VJ Dominique Tassell reports.

Scrapped uni exchanges impact students’ study plans

By Sophie Johnson Universities across Australia have cancelled international student exchanges due to COVID-19, and students who planned on studying abroad have been told to study in the safety of their home for the rest of the year.

UQ college accused of discrimination during Covid-19 procedures

By Sophie McManus Students at prestigious University of Queensland college, Duchesne, have accused staff of discrimination and unfair treatment. They claim they are experiencing serious mental health problems at the hands of their administration.

How to Survive as a Journalist

A podcast by Jack Ryan. How to Survive as a Journalist looks into the world of journalism and aims to shed light on an industry facing a myriad of obstacles and challenges. In the first week of the podcast your

Next generation show politicians how it’s done

While the state pollies took a break, the next generation of leaders moved in to Parliament. Climate change, artificial intelligence and equal representation took front stage at this year’s YMCA Youth Parliament. Tom Hainsworth reports.

Spider senses running rife in new exhibit

If you’re afraid of spiders you should turn away. No not really, these ones are mostly behind glass in a new exhibition at the Queensland Museum. Elizabeth Neil reports.

Labor promises more funding for TAFE Queensland ahead of election

By Laura Daly Today on the campaign trail the Australian Labor Party has promised more money to vocational education and TAFE facilities. Deputy leader of the ALP Tanya Plibersek announced a $40 million plan to build a new campus at

Brisbane hosts child safety conference

The keys to improving the lives of Australian children are discussion and evidence. Experts packed a conference in Brisbane today, which coincides with National Families Week. Isabella Magee reports.

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