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Fuelling learning and literacy for the digital generation
Fuelling learning and literacy for the digital generation December 13, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Monash University today launched MWorld, the world’s first comprehensive, university-produced educational App for children. “We’ve tied the thrill of discovery and the joy of storytelling to amazing educational content. MWorld will fuel the love of learning and improve engagement with ... Read More »

Solgar ABC Dophilus powder
Solgar ABC Dophilus powder December 8, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Related information Buying medicines and medical devices over the internet Counterfeit medicines and devices Safety advisory Certain batches of Solgar ABC Dophilus powder may pose a serious risk to your health, or the health of your child, and should not ... Read More »

Demand for inclusive education rises
Demand for inclusive education rises December 6, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The inclusion of students with disabilities into regular school programs was the topic of discussion at the recent Monash University Dean’s Lecture Series. The lecture, Are we preparing teachers for inclusion or exclusion? Were presented by Associate Professor Umesh Sharma, the co-ordinator ... Read More »

Research grant to keep kids safe online
Research grant to keep kids safe online December 4, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research investigating how to best keep young children safe online has been awarded a $365,211 Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project grant. Professor Lelia Green and Dr Donell Holloway from ECU’s School of Communications and Arts, Professor Sonia Livingstone (London ... Read More »

Small uniform changes to protect our school kids
Small uniform changes to protect our school kids December 3, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

James Cook University researchers have found lengthening school uniforms would give students much greater protection from skin cancer. The study shows lengthening school shorts, skirts and sleeves just a small amount or choosing loose-fitting garments to cover more skin could ... Read More »

Digital technology in schools – benefit or burden?
Digital technology in schools – benefit or burden? December 1, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Digital technology is part of everyday life, whether at home, at work or at play. But what role does it play in education? A world-first study led by Southern Cross University researcher Dr Michael Gard will investigate the use of ... Read More »

School holiday mystery hunt through Old Govt House Queensland
School holiday mystery hunt through Old Govt House Queensland November 30, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

If only the walls could talk! Well, this January the walls of Old Government House will be speaking up for a unique school holiday activity that combines history, mystery and fun. The House, on Queensland University of Technology’s Gardens Point ... Read More »

Schools to change their tune about music learning
Schools to change their tune about music learning November 29, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Building strong learning cultures and communities in schools through music is the focus of ‘Creating Music Cultures in Schools’, a book launched at the University Of Melbourne recently. Music therapist and researcher Professor Katrina Skewes McFerran explores the powerful influence ... Read More »

Low income families excluded from early childhood services
Low income families excluded from early childhood services November 26, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Low income families value early childhood education highly, but the Productivity Commission draft report risks excluding them from services, UNSW research shows. Families at the Centre, a national study conducted by UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) to be launched today, aims ... Read More »

Perfect storm of creative play
Perfect storm of creative play November 21, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A community outreach program that encouraged Illawarra and South Coast children to engage in more interactive and creative play was held at the Jervis Bay 100th Year of Education in the Territory centenary celebration. Representatives from UOW’s Early Start Discovery Space, which will ... Read More »







 
 
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