Tag: equality

Education

How to improve the accessibility of STEM subjects

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions are estimated to be 75% of the future workforce. But it tends to be boys and students from more privileged backgrounds who find themselves in STEM subjects, degrees and careers. Some experts attribute this to social and cultural forces that impact not only which students become (and stay)…

10 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Social Policy

CALD communities underutilise crisis services

Australia's crisis services are among the best in the world. Yet, with 200 languages spoken throughout the country, ensuring equal access for non-English speakers remains a tremendous challenge. In the lead-up to the National Emergency Relief Summit, we had the chance to speak to Eva Hussain, CEO at Polaron Language Services about providing access to…

24 Feb 2014, by test test

Leadership & Communication

34% of women ‘prefer’ male bosses

Over one-third of women would prefer to have a male rather than a female boss, according to a new study. Research by UK-based women's fashion retailer Hobbs revealed that only a quarter of men felt the same way. The figures showed that while 61 per cent of all respondents said they had no preference, there…

30 Aug 2013, by test test