Articles tagged "Education"

Mission Possible – reviving the ‘M’ in STEM

Farheena Ahmad describes her experience going ‘back to school’ as part of CSIRO STEM’s Professionals in School Program and discusses the need to revive positive attitudes and enthusiasm towards mathematics in the classrooms of the future.

Innovation: the key to maintaining relevance for global qualifications

With the globalisation of markets and standardisation of regulation, professional qualifications are coming under more scrutiny and being challenged on whether they remain relevant and continue to instil global best practices.

Presidential Dialogue: Part III and CPD Education Reform

In this opinion piece, 2018 President John Evans discusses the need for reform in how the Actuaries Institute provides Part III education to students and lifelong learning to members through CPD.

Actuarial Education Team - new hires

With a new education model approved for implementation beginning in 2019, Daniel Smith, Convenor of the Education Strategy Review Committee, outlines the background of three newly-hired actuarial educators at the Institute.

Education Strategy Review - An update

The key focus of the last Institute Council Meeting was the Education Strategy Review. The goal is to improve our qualification education system, starting with Part III, which is provided by the Institute. Here, President Jenny Lyon outlines where the process is up to.

Have your say on the education review

The 2016 Education Review has commenced. Gae Robinson, Convenor of the Education Council Committee and Principal at Finity, outlines the purpose of the review and tells us how members can provide feedback on all aspects of Parts I, II and III of the qualification education program.

Problem Solved with Careers Advisers

More than 150 Careers Advisers packed into Actuaries Institute HQ last month to hear what the profession has to offer high school students in their prospective careers.

New MOOC introduces Actuarial Science

A new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) “An Introduction to Actuarial Science” has attracted students from 139 different countries. Adam Butt, Senior Lecturer at ANU, explains what's involved.

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Academia is not the “real” world

This month's editorial comes from Adam Butt, Senior lecturer in Actuarial Studies and Statistics at ANU.

Educating Future Actuaries

The International Actuarial Association (IAA) is tackling this challenge by producing a new syllabus representing the minimum that a newly qualified actuary (an Associate in Australian terms) must have mastered.

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An Analytics-Minded Actuaries Guide to MOOCs*

* Massive Open Online Courses

No Fork Required – An Australian Traveller in Asia’s Insurance World

An Australian Traveller in Asia’s Insurance World – Vice President and Chief Pricing Actuary (Asia) at RGA Alissa Holz shares her Experience

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