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Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education, Analyst Andrew Norton. Interview on Triple J Hack. Andrew Norton says the learners profile does have some interesting information which will be useful well beyond university. He points out universities still want to have academic criteria for admission, therefore ATAR is still going to be needed. He points out there are some universities and some courses which are very competitive for entry. He concludes ATAR or some school results still be indispensable for many university courses. Aired on 2 October 2019.

Dr Jon Quach interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney about children adapting to daylight saving. Dr Jon Quach says to ask children to shift their body clock. He notes if a child has a specified bed time routine their body starts to naturally feel that sleeping time is approaching. He mentions how many hours children should get sleep. Aired on 8 October 2019.

Professor Dianne Vella-Brodrick in 'Quiet disadvantage: Study finds extroverts are happier - even when they're really introverts', Scientific American, 9 October 2019.

Melbourne Graduate School of Education in ‘How universities can produce well-prepared teachers’, The Educator, 11 October 2019.

Laureate Professor John Hattie in ‘Canada needs more Science of Learning Centres’, The Epoh Times, 11 October 2019.

The late Emeritus Professor Collette Tayler acknowledged for her Excellence in the Education Leadership category, Mirage News, 11 October 2019.

Melbourne Graduate School of Education in ‘Sex education in a time of moral panic – and how it’s failing our children’, The Age, 12 October 2019.

Dr Melitta Hogarth in 'Into this silence the children said - we are not the problem we are the solution', EduResearch Matters, 14 October 2019.

Sector News

Beyond ATAR: Calls for ‘learner profile’ to replace uni entrance rank, The Sydney Morning Herald, 2 October 2019.

Watch: Calls for fairer funding to preschools, ABC Online, 3 October 2019.

The five most powerful people in education, The Financial Review, 3 October 2019.

It’s the 21st century. How hard can it be to get NAPLAN technology right?, The Age, 8 October 2019.

Students who are disadvantaged by ATAR are ‘very, very rare’: UAC, The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 October 2019.

Troubled kids as young as four causing teachers mental health issues (subscription required), Herald Sun, 13 October 2019.

Learning analytics: what students want unis to know, Campus Morning Mail, 14 October 2019.

What it costs to educate your child in Victoria (subscription required), Herald Sun, 14 October 2019.

‘I wish you were murdered’: some students don’t know the difference between bullying and banter, The Conversation, 14 October 2019.

NAPLAN results to be demoted on MySchool website, The Age, 14 October 2019.