Australia’s collaborative problem solving students among world leaders

Australian students are among the world’s best collaborative problem-solvers, according to a new international report.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the OECD’s inaugural report on collaborative problem solving showed nearly twice the number of Australian students were highly skilled in problem solving compared to the OECD average.   The report ranked…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast with Ali Clarke and David Bevan

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast with Ali Clarke and David Bevan Topics: Same-sex marriage; Coal-fired power 15/11/2017 09:05AM David Bevan: A big ABC radio Adelaide welcome to Simon Birmingham, Liberal Senator for South Australia and Education Minister on the phone line, good morning Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, top of the…

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Interview on Sky News Live with Ashleigh Gillon

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News Live with Ashleigh Gillon Topics: Citizenship of Parliamentarians; Same-sex marriage; Latest Newspoll 14/11/17 10:13am Ashleigh Gillon: Let’s take you back live to Canberra now, joining us from there is the Education Minister, Simon Birmingham. Minister, appreciate your time. We’ll get to same-sex marriage in a moment. First though, your…

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Interview on ABC Radio National Drive with Patricia Karvelas

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio National Drive with Patricia Karvelas Topics: Citizenship of Parliamentarians; Same-sex marriage 13/11/17 06:10PM Patricia Karvelas: Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education, welcome back to RN Drive Simon Birmingham: G’day Patricia, nice to be with you. Patricia Karvelas: So how many MPs are you preparing to potentially lose, have you clearly…

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