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Hymn stirs controversy after Allah switch
The hymn which caused controversy.

Hymn stirs controversy after Allah switch
January 26, 2016

An Austrian parent has complained after his daughter was given an altered version of a popular children's hymn in which the word 'God' was replaced with the word 'Allah'.

Austria falls behind on education mobility
Austria lags behind other OECD countries in the number of university graduates it produces. Photo: University of Vienna

Austria falls behind on education mobility
November 25, 2015

Austria’s vocational educational system has been rated highly in a new report comparing education in OECD countries but falls behind when it comes to education mobility, with only 21 percent of Austrians achieving a higher level of education than their parents.

Austria fails to make top tier for English skills
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Austria fails to make top tier for English skills
November 04, 2015

Austria has narrowly missed out on making it into the top tier of countries scoring best for English proficiency levels, according to a new study by language training company Education First (EF).

Ravens work together and punish cheats
October 07, 2015

New research from the University of Vienna shows that ravens can solve a task that requires both coordination and cooperation – an ability that so far only a handful of species like chimpanzees and elephants have been proven to master.

School holidays ‘bad for spelling and maths’
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School holidays ‘bad for spelling and maths’
August 06, 2015

School holidays are a bad idea, at least when it comes to children's spelling and arithmetic in the short term, according to scientists in Austria.

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Austria misses out in university rankings
March 12, 2015

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