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Teach young children about bullying to stop it

Stopping children from bullying each other starts with their understanding of it; telling them what bullying is and involves assists in stopping bullying from happening.
   Bullying prevention expert Dr Lesley-Anne Ey says that bullying takes place in all forms from an early age. She says children have limited understanding of bullying and that more needs to be done to explicitly educate them. Read More

 

28 Nov 2018 | National
Students shine a light on Aussie Farmers’ struggle with performance News Image

This year schools all over Australia have used the Wakakirri Story Dance Challenge as an opportunity to tell stories that reflect students’ views and educate about issues ranging from local news stories to global events through dance and drama. Read More

28 Nov 2018 | National
Poverty means a lack of experiences for young Australians News Image

A new study concentrates on children’s experience of poverty and making for a better picture of what it feels like to be poor and a fresh perspective.
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28 Nov 2018 | National
Q Project using evidence to unlock student potential   News Image

There is a lot of talk about using evidence to improve teaching and
Monash University’s Q Project will look into who is doing it best.
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28 Nov 2018 | National
Get at-risk children into the bush News Image

One in seven Australians aged 4–17 experience mental health disorders and one strategy that looks to be helpful is combining therapy with adventure in the great outdoors. Read More

27 Nov 2018 | National
Inequality has increased since NAPLAN began News Image

Out of all the information that is generated by NAPLAN one thing is becoming increasingly clear; results match socio-economic status.
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22 Nov 2018 | Queensland
Program to keep young stars in school News Image

St Hilda’s School on the Gold Coast has firmed up its new Athena Program which lets students with exceptional extra-curricular lives keep up with their schoolwork. Read More

22 Nov 2018 | Australia
85% of private schools getting more public funding than public schools News Image

Private schools look to be getting the lion’s share of funding according to a report from the ABC; more than 4,400 public schools — over 70% of the sector — received less public funding than at least one similar private school in 2016. Read More

20 Nov 2018 | National
Testing the teaching profession News Image

Teaching is essential but keeping teachers is hard and a new parliamentary inquiry into the profession will seek to find out how those in the profession can be made happy and fulfilled. Read More

19 Nov 2018 | International
Exclusion is counterproductive News Image

When students are very bad they face suspension or expulsion but being excluded from school means there is no opportunity for them to improve themselves and perhaps worsens their situation. Read More

19 Nov 2018 | USA
Light activity and video games are fine after recent concussion News Image

Revised for the first time in eight years The American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) concussion recommendations reverses much of what was previously thought. Read More

19 Nov 2018 | National
Interest in maths falls off in middle years News Image

It begins well but students' engagement with maths tends to drop off in the middle years, especially among girls. The way to deal with the slackening of interest is to instil a level of control and introduce growth mindsets. Read More

19 Nov 2018 | National
Who is ARIA Music Teacher of the Year? News Image

There's only a few days left to vote for your favourite music teacher to win the 2018 ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award.
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