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Young players can benefit from head trauma education
Young players can benefit from head trauma education June 28, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A team from The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Institute for Health Research is investigating the short-term links between head trauma and depression in young football players, in the hope of developing avenues for self-reflection and education about this issue ... Read More »

Children’s University forges fun pathways into further learning
Children’s University forges fun pathways into further learning June 26, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A successful University of Tasmania learning initiative aimed at raising the aspirations of young children while broadening their horizons, has been officially launched in Tasmania’s North-West. Students from East Devonport Primary School are the first in the region to be ... Read More »

Re-thinking discipline in Australian schools
Re-thinking discipline in Australian schools June 23, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australian schools need to think very differently about the way they manage student discipline in the classroom, with traditional, punitive practices proving ineffective in the long run and often escalating problems with student disengagement and alienation. That’s the view of ... Read More »

App for young boys aims to prevent domestic violence
App for young boys aims to prevent domestic violence June 19, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A concept for an app aimed at engaging boys aged 10 to 15 to teach them respectful relationships with girls has been developed by a QUT social marketing expert as “another part of the jigsaw” to prevent domestic violence against ... Read More »

School principals directly impact student test scores
School principals directly impact student test scores June 16, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

School principals who set clear strategic objectives, encourage professional interaction among staff and promote professional development for teachers significantly raise student achievement levels according to a University of Melbourne report on principal effectiveness. Using unique Victorian public school data from ... Read More »

Mental health risks to children of older fathers
Mental health risks to children of older fathers June 15, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

The increased risk of mental illness in children of older fathers is unlikely to result from men’s genes mutating with age, according to new research from The University of Queensland. Mathematical modelling by Queensland Brain Institute scientists suggests an alternative ... Read More »

Improving education for chronically ill students
Improving education for chronically ill students June 11, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Regular conversations between schools and students can help to improve the educational outcomes of the 500,000 students living with chronic health conditions in Australia. In a blog post for the Psych4Schools website, Dr Julie White of The Victoria Institute (Victoria ... Read More »

ADHD may emerge after childhood for some people
ADHD may emerge after childhood for some people June 9, 2016 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

While it is well established that childhood ADHD may continue into adulthood, new research by King’s College London suggests that for some people the disorder does not emerge until after childhood. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder marked by ... Read More »

Teenagers with asthma at increased risk of life-threatening anaphylaxis
Teenagers with asthma at increased risk of life-threatening anaphylaxis June 7, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Teenagers with food allergy are four times more likely to report having asthma than those without food allergy. People with multiple food allergies report 10 times the incidence. According to Professor Katie Allen, the concern is that for these teens, ... Read More »

Investing in adolescent health and wellbeing
Investing in adolescent health and wellbeing June 6, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A leading Australian youth health expert will chair a major new Lancet Commission on adolescent health and wellbeing, launched in London on May 10. University of Melbourne Professor George Patton, head of the Centre for Adolescent Health at the Murdoch Children’s Research ... Read More »







 
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