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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

 

25 Oct 2018 | National
The final countdown has begun for the ATO’s Tax, Super + You comp News Image

Australian high school students have less than two weeks left to submit their creative entry for the Australian Taxation Office’s Tax, Super + You competition to be in the running for cash and a work placement with the ATO. Read More

23 Oct 2018 | National
Early childhood educators need some quiet time News Image

Infant-toddler educators can improve their skills through reflecting with peers on pedagogical practices, deeper reflections achieved in collaborative groups were only ever achieved by being with others. Read More

22 Oct 2018 | Queensland
Jonathan Thurston wrong foots Woodridge High with a visit News Image

A group of 180 students at Woodridge State High School who had been taking part in NRL legend Jonathan Thurston’s JT Succeed Program, an initiative of his JT Academy, were treated to a surprise visit from the man himself. Read More

21 Oct 2018 | Australia
Digital Ambassadors in $1 million anti-(cyber)bullying project News Image

Facebook, Instagram and PROJECT ROCKIT have teamed up to announce a landmark $1 million anti-(cyber)bullying partnership for Australian high school students.
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21 Oct 2018 | International
Plagiarism doesn't worry international male ESL tertiary students News Image

A new study has examined uni students’ attitudes towards plagiarism. Its preliminary findings reveal that international male students  from non-English speaking backgrounds are substantially more likely to engage in academic dishonesty than their female, domestic, and native English-speaking counterparts. Read More

20 Oct 2018 | Australia
Primary schools could be the key to reducing youth suicide News Image

Reducing the incidence of anxiety disorders in primary school aged children makes sense both from the obvious immediate reduction of significant suffering but also as another tool in the struggle to reduce the nation’s youth suicide rate. Read More

18 Oct 2018 | National
60,000 regional school students to have best seat in the house  News Image

The Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) is launching ATYP On Demand, a theatre streaming platform to give remote and low SES students free access to theatre made by young people, for young people. Read More

17 Oct 2018 | NT
Future Careers in STEM Series for 400 Northern Territory Students  News Image

Some 400 NT students will be exposed to career pathways in STEM through the Future Careers in STEM series in October.
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17 Oct 2018 | Melbourne
Big Day In Jr STEAM event News Image

400 primary school students from 13 schools and 35 presenters from the science and tech industry will descend on Malvern Valley Primary School on Thursday 18th October, for the Big Day In Jr. Read More

17 Oct 2018
New resource teaches kids about periods News Image

Period Talk is Australia’s first education module designed to get kids talking about periods, removing the taboo and embarrassment that has surrounded the subject for so long. Read More

17 Oct 2018 | National
Wakakirri announces National Story Dance of the Year winners News Image

Big stories about big issues have been at the forefront of Wakakirri this year, themes explored included reconciliation, environmental conservation and mental health, the winners have now been announced. Read More

17 Oct 2018
Tax deductions for teachers News Image

As the October 31st tax deadline is approaching, now is the time for teachers and those working in education who haven’t yet lodged to get their taxes up to date. Read More