Degrees of separation: companies shed degree requirements to promote merit over qualifications

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At the end of 2016, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) revealed that close to two-thirds of all Australians had completed a degree or apprenticeship. The growth in the number of people attending a university or TAFE has risen out of a cyclical demand-driven system called “academic inflation”. Think supply...
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Visual Processing Difficulties

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Evidence based research up until 2014 Please find the following research reports on visual processing deficits that have been supplied to me over the years. Many people believe that visual processing deficits should not be a consideration when we are supporting children, teens and adults with learning difficulties. My personal...
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Educating Australia – why our schools aren’t improving

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In this series we’ll explore how to improve schools in Australia. Some of the most prominent experts in the sector tackle key questions, including why we are not seeing much progress; whether we are assessing children in the most effective way; why parents need to listen to what the evidence...
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Avoiding Dyslexia Discrimination in the Workplace

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Here’s another amazing resource that raises concerns on how to avoid discrimination for dyslexic employees or would-be employees.   Be sure to read the full article by clicking the link below. How to Avoid Dyslexia Discrimination in the Workplace By Liz Burton It’s estimated by Dyslexia Action that 6.3 million...
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