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Schools to change their tune about music learning
Schools to change their tune about music learning November 29, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 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 »

Predictors of Kidney Failure in Middle Age Found in Teenagers
Predictors of Kidney Failure in Middle Age Found in Teenagers November 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Kidney failure later in life can be predicted based on measurements taken in adolescence, according to a study by Swedish researchers at Örebro University published in the November issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Researchers at Örebro University found ... Read More »

Mobile Phone Addicts Most Sleep Deprived: Study
Mobile Phone Addicts Most Sleep Deprived: Study November 22, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Teenagers who routinely snuggle up in bed at night with their computer or mobile phone are more than twice as likely to be sleep deprived than other adolescents, research shows. A web-based survey of about 11,500 young Australians by the ... 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 »

A sports program for special kids
A sports program for special kids November 19, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Groups of secondary school students are having a unique opportunity to develop their sports skills through a program run by uni students enrolled in two of Victoria University’s sports degrees. The Adapted Physical Education Program is a unit in the ... Read More »

New anti-bullying computer game a Safekeeper
New anti-bullying computer game a Safekeeper November 18, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A partnership between Deakin University researchers and a Melbourne-based community organisation have created a computer game designed to prevent bullying. The prototype of the new game SAFEKEEPER, will be unveiled at an event at Melbourne Zoo on Friday. Deakin School ... Read More »

Leading mathematics teaching program moves mainstream
Leading mathematics teaching program moves mainstream November 15, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A QUT-led teaching method designed to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students’ learning of mathematics is seeing success in a diverse range of schools. The YuMi Deadly Maths method is now used in projects in more than 200 schools ... Read More »

Year 9 NAPLAN scores predict University entry
Year 9 NAPLAN scores predict University entry November 12, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Year 9 student’s NAPLAN score is a strong predictor of the likeliness of attending University, more so than the student’s socio-economic status, University of Melbourne research has found. More than 75% of students with high Year 9 NAPLAN scores ... Read More »

Physical and mental health the key to exam success
Physical and mental health the key to exam success November 11, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As thousands of high school students prepare for the commencement of WACE examinations on 3 November 2014, The University of Notre Dame Australia encourages young people to achieve their potential but work within their physical capabilities. According to Andrew Duirs, ... Read More »

Kids and smartphones – what’s the risk?
Kids and smartphones – what’s the risk? November 10, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new European study examining the risks in children using smartphones to access the internet is a warning for Australian parents. Professor Lelia Green from the School of Communications and Arts is a co-author of the EU Kids Online report Online ... Read More »







 
 
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