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Bullying in schools: how well is it being addressed?
Bullying in schools: how well is it being addressed? May 14, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The prevalence of school bullying has reduced in recent years and schools are responding positively to the problem, but a report from the University of South Australia reveals it remains a serious issue and more work is needed at a ... Read More »

Pattern learning key to children’s language development
Pattern learning key to children’s language development May 12, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study reveals children’s language development is a learnt skill and is intricately linked to their ability to recognise patterns in their environment. Conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney and Australian National University, the study found children ... Read More »

Body movement is more critical to a child’s learning than once thought
Body movement is more critical to a child’s learning than once thought April 15, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Body movement can boost children’s learning, especially when integrated into the classroom as part of a learning task.  Children who physically act out a new concept learn more and have better academic outcomes, new research suggests.   The research, from UOW’s ... Read More »

Preventing gender-based violence in schools
Preventing gender-based violence in schools April 1, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new early secondary school program is equipping teachers to tackle gender inequality and gender-based violence in the classroom. Authored by University of Melbourne academics, the curriculum Connect with respect: Preventing gender-based violence in schools is being translated into Chinese, ... Read More »

Get sleep sorted by age 5 to help children settle at school
Get sleep sorted by age 5 to help children settle at school March 29, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A child who soothes themselves back to sleep from an early age adjusts to school more easily than those who don’t, new QUT research has found. The Australian study revealed 1 in 3 children have escalating problems sleeping across birth to five ... Read More »

Bullied, missing school and hungry – reality of many Aussie kids
Bullied, missing school and hungry – reality of many Aussie kids March 11, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

The Australian Child Wellbeing Project led by Flinders’ Associate Professor Gerry Redmond surveyed more than 5,000 Australian children. One in ten Australian children miss school at least once a week, almost one in six have been bullied, and one in ... Read More »

Home education in Australia is on the rise but how to test its success?
Home education in Australia is on the rise but how to test its success? March 7, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A QUT researcher is calling on education departments to take notice of the growing trend of children taught at home and investigate its success or not. Dr Rebecca English (pictured below), from QUT’s Faculty of Education, School of Curriculum, has ... Read More »

Radio research project boosting littlies’ literacy
Radio research project boosting littlies’ literacy March 5, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

With more than one in four Australian children starting school considered to be developmentally vulnerable, an innovative UniSA research project promoting early literacy is just what the teacher ordered. Learning to love reading time is so important and statistics show ... Read More »

Children with disabilities risk being misdiagnosed
Children with disabilities risk being misdiagnosed February 15, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children with disabilities risk being misdiagnosed in order to receive school funding support, says QUT Associate Professor Linda Graham. The Principal Research Fellow for the Education Faculty’s School of Cultural and Professional studies said in Australia, children with disabilities only ... Read More »

Helicopter parents take extreme approach to homework
Helicopter parents take extreme approach to homework February 13, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Parents who take the overparenting approach, known as helicopter parenting, are possibly hindering their child’s development by becoming too heavily involved in homework. A QUT study involving 866 parents from three Brisbane Catholic/independent schools found those who endorse overparenting beliefs ... Read More »







 
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