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Back to school dangerous time for children with asthma
Back to school dangerous time for children with asthma January 22, 2015 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Asthma Foundation NSW is urging parents and carers of children with asthma to be aware of signs and symptoms, and familiarise themselves with asthma first aid in time for the dangerous back to school period. The Foundation is issuing the ... Read More »

Parents seek school readiness tests for children
Parents seek school readiness tests for children January 21, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Do children have the self-help, social-emotional and cognitive skills to cope with the school year ahead? These questions are just some of the back-to-school issues being addressed by a team of clinicians at QUT’s Kelvin Grove campus in Brisbane. In ... Read More »

State’s first virtual high school ready for 2015
State’s first virtual high school ready for 2015 January 15, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

NSW Deputy Premier Troy Grant and Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli today named the State’s first virtual high school for rural and remote students, which will offer classes from the beginning of 2015. Mr Grant said the new school, Aurora ... Read More »

Back to school: How to choose those new shoes
Back to school: How to choose those new shoes January 14, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Getting the right advice for buying new school shoes could save parents money and more importantly their kids from experiencing foot pain and foot problems and reducing their physical activity. University of Western Sydney podiatry researcher, Dr Stefania Penkala, says there ... Read More »

Girls identify secret ingredient to keep Christmas trees alive
Girls identify secret ingredient to keep Christmas trees alive December 14, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Sydney schoolgirls carrying out a research project with UNSW plant ecologists, Professor Angela Moles and Dr Julia Cooke, have identified a possible solution to the annual problem of Christmas trees turning brown and dying in the middle of the lounge ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »







 
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