More help needed in stamping out bullying
Children who are bullied need support, yet recently published research from University of South Australia (UniSA) shows disappointing outcomes for anti-bullying strategies, meaning help for vulnerable children is often not there.
Boys and girls and how they use the Internet
The results of the Growing Up Online – Connected Kids survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and iconKids&youth show that boys and girls aged 8–16 behave very differently on the Internet, meaning different approaches are required to keep them safe.
TIMMS and PISA: the gap remains
ACER reports confirm that the gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students has barely narrowed over the past 15 years. The reports reveal that while socioeconomic factors matter, schools and teachers matter, too.
Kids get ahead by working with their strengths
New data shows Australian children battling issues with their physical or emotional development can draw on their strengths in other areas to get ahead in a trend experts have dubbed ‘the Resilience Factor’.
Edval invites QLD schools to timetabling demos
Schools can learn how Edval timetabling can improve classroom use and save teachers' time at demonstrations on 22 and 23 March at the Mercure Gold Coast Resort and on 22 March at the Mercure Brisbane
Fifth Australian Gallup Student Poll gets underway
Gallup has identified three non-cognitive factors that impact on students – Hope: Ideas and energy we have for the future; Engagement: Involvement in and enthusiasm for school; Wellbeing: How we think about and experience our lives.