Research

Barometer of influence
Barometer of influence
Maximising impact on student learning: high effect size strategies in a science classroom As an early career teacher, more so than experienced teachers, you are exposed to numerous teaching practices that all work to enable greater student learning. It creates a problem – they can’t all be implemented at once, but how do we know which practices we should be using and which will work best?  
Kendal Sallery – Science Teacher, Lake Joondalup Baptist College
No barriers to booze
No barriers to booze
Minors can get booze online easily, fast and cheap The internet has broken down may barriers including those that stand between minors and alcohol. Buy now pay later services are also removing monetary barriers to obtaining booze.
Bullying is worldwide
Bullying is worldwide
Bullying is universal and worst for low SES boys Bullying happens all over the world and the same group of people suffers from it the worst. Adolescent boys from lower socio-economic backgrounds are most likely to be the victims of bullying, but there is a wide variation in prevalence.
Communication is essential
Communication is essential
Oral language skills predict young children’s success in the classroom and life Communication, curiosity and conversation are key predictors of young children’s success later in life, according to new best practice resources on early childhood education launched in Brisbane this week.
Play outdoors is essential
Play outdoors is essential
Play in nature essential for children The increasingly isolated, urban lives that children live means that they’re often unable to muck about in the bush and that’s been identified as a bad thing for their physical and social development.