‘I’m not going to tell the country that poor people can’t get their dream jobs’

“Did they just pluck that out of their clacker, mate? There’s no modelling on it. There’s nothing to say that’s going to happen.

“If there’s 100,000 places, where are the 100,000 students coming from if there’s no internationals? I am terribly concerned about that,” she said.

Under the changes students will pay more than double current fees to study an arts degree, but less to study nursing, teaching, mathematics and science.

Commonwealth payments to universities will be cut for some degrees and means universities will be 6 per cent worse off in total government revenue starting next year.

The Greens and crossbencher Rex Patrick are opposed to the changes, meaning the Centre Alliance’s support is critical.

Negotiations are continuing with the government, a spokeswoman for lower house MP Rebekha Sharkie said. Ms Sharkie and Senator Stirling Griff are yet to decide how the minor party will vote.

Students plan to

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Online learning leaves poor, young women in India behind | Opinion – india news

Kiran, a 17-year-old girl, who lives in a slum in Delhi, has heard of Google but knows little else. “Yes, Yes… I think I have heard of Google once. But I have never used it. I don’t know more about it. I don’t know how to use it,” she said. Through the pandemic, schools and colleges have been holding online classes. This has formalised the digital divide, which also exacerbates the knowledge divide in India. The dearth of electronic devices among low-income families in India is an important and a binding constraint, a fact that has been pointed out in several reports. Providing electronic devices can help, in part, breach the classed barriers to online education. But what it cannot do, and what has received almost no attention, is overcome the gendered barriers to electronic education.

Young women’s use of electronic devices in India is prevented not just by financial

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Poor internet makes online education impossible in rural Alberta

ST. ALBERT, ALTA. —
Rural parents are frustrated and feeling left behind as poor internet connections make working and learning from home impossible.

Lisa Rosales and her family live in Sturgeon County. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, they found they couldn’t even get an internet provider to give them service, stalling efforts to learn and work from home.

The Rosales family moved out to the Calahoo area more than 10 years ago and never needed an internet connection at home. That all changed when schools closed and her two children were suddenly homebound.

“Our kids were sent home and we had no means to teach them,” Rosales said.

Rosales reached out to companies in her area but was denied an internet connection because the only tower nearby is full. The family had no choice, though – internet had become a necessity in order to teach their kids from home. They

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