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Researcher says non-conforming students don’t need ‘fixing’
Researcher says non-conforming students don’t need ‘fixing’ March 24, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Victoria University psychology researcher says students who don’t ‘fit in’ at school – socially, academically or behaviourally – don’t necessarily require ‘fixing’ by school authorities. Dr Tim Corcoran, a senior research fellow in critical psychology at VU’s Victoria Institute ... Read More »

Teen Dating Violence Among U.S. High School Students
Teen Dating Violence Among U.S. High School Students March 22, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A survey of U.S. high school students suggests that 1 in 5 female students and 1 in 10 male students who date have experienced some form of teen dating violence during the past 12 months, according to an article published ... Read More »

Blue collar boys count themselves out of success at school
Blue collar boys count themselves out of success at school March 20, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

University of South Australia education researcher Dr Garth Stahl says boys from low socio-economic backgrounds may be disengaging from school education, partly in response to wider prejudices about them that exist in the community and the poorly resourced schools they ... Read More »

Time to take a stand against the sale of caffeinated energy drinks
Time to take a stand against the sale of caffeinated energy drinks March 15, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

International health experts are calling for a stronger regulatory stand on the use of energy drinks and curb the growing harm caused by their consumption. The call comes following an international conference at Deakin University late last year that looked ... Read More »

I-DECIDE: Women urged to seek online domestic violence support
I-DECIDE: Women urged to seek online domestic violence support March 11, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Female participants aged between 16 and 50 are being asked to try I-DECIDE, the first Australian online interactive tool designed to provide practical and confidential support to victims of domestic violence. The website has been developed by a team led ... Read More »

Students called to write on “What Matters?” to them
Students called to write on “What Matters?” to them March 9, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Social media is great but sometimes character limits just aren’t enough to say what needs to be said, especially when it’s about something that really matters to you. So, if you have a concern, problem and or interest why not ... Read More »

Teens Increasingly Sleep Deprived
Teens Increasingly Sleep Deprived March 6, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sufficient sleep is critical for adolescent health, yet the number of hours slept per night has decreased among teenagers in the United States over the last 20 years. A study by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health ... Read More »

Many Pregnant Teens Use Alcohol and Drugs, Study Finds
Many Pregnant Teens Use Alcohol and Drugs, Study Finds March 4, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research from The University of Texas at Austin suggests that many teenagers, especially younger teens, may not be getting the message about the risks of using alcohol and other drugs during pregnancy – but that having involved parents and ... Read More »

Online game gives students a glimpse of university life
Online game gives students a glimpse of university life March 3, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Curtin University’s Addressing Higher Educational Access Disadvantage (AHEAD) program has launched Campus Quest, an online game that gives prospective students a virtual glimpse of life at university. Campus Quest helps prepare students for the real university experience, as gamers juggle ... Read More »

How teen attitudes to alcohol shape up in Qld
How teen attitudes to alcohol shape up in Qld March 2, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

When educating young people about the effects of alcohol it is best, indeed important, not to take a one-size-fits-all view. Such an approach runs the risk of sending the wrong message to the wrong group. It is crucial that the ... Read More »







 
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