Gail Watts shares her insight and her son’s story on living with Asperger’s Syndrome – fighting for a fair chance at education and against negative stereotypes.
Dr Katelyn Barney on the need to create pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students into Research Higher Degrees.
Emma McDonald interviews AIME program manager Nada Aldobasic about Indigenous education in Australia.
In August, Right Now took an in-depth look at education and human rights. Read our education issue here.
Like Plato’s prisoner in the cave, kids at school are often disengaged with the world around them. Claire Feain shares her experiences with equipping Australian youth with the tools to become active citizens so they can emerge out the cave with their eyes open.
Right Now Editor Hector Sharp chats to Professor Steven Freeland about Space Law and human rights education.
Right Now Editor Hector Sharp interviews Mike Smith, former UN Human Rights Commissioner and current Executive Director of UNCTED about life, terrorism and human rights education.
Christopher Pyne’s higher education reform package and Tim Blair’s flash visit to Lakemba were two issues that sparked much media debate around rights and discrimination during August.
Tim Robertson looks at how literature crafts human rights education in Australia’s education system.
Marta Skrabracz explores the use of social media in human rights education.
Henrietta de Crespigny reflects on the relevance of education in boosting international development.
In spite of its potential for learning and education, internet access in Australian correctional facilities is overwhelmingly limited and variable across Australian states. Madolyn Smith explains why.