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Why quality childcare is important for low-income children
Why quality childcare is important for low-income children May 23, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

High-quality childcare can help close developmental gaps in children from low socio-economic backgrounds, according to new research from the University of Adelaide. University of Adelaide Public Health PhD student Angela Gialamas measured the cognitive and socio-emotional development of children who ... Read More »

Robotics at school
Robotics at school May 22, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new partnership will now make it possible for primary and high school students to access NAO, the worlds most widely used humanoid robot for education and research. Swinburne University of Technology and The Brainary ®, a distributer of educational ... Read More »

Early intervention makes all the difference for children with autism
Early intervention makes all the difference for children with autism May 2, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Julia Ilott is still in the process of completing her graduate diploma to qualify as a school teacher but she’s already had plenty of insight into how classrooms can accommodate children with a developmental condition. Her son Nathanael has autism ... Read More »

Focus on school bullying
Focus on school bullying April 24, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new ‎Australian anti-bullying documentary takes the battle to the school-yard, with two University of Queensland academics weighing in on the topic of bullying in school sport. The documentary, From the Quadrangle, asks experts to dig deep into the roots ... Read More »

Yoga for supporting children as learners
Yoga for supporting children as learners April 16, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Introducing basic yoga techniques into regular theory-based lessons could be the key to helping students remain focused and motivated at school, according to a Charles Sturt University (CSU) Lecturer. Lecturer in Human Movement Studies (Health and Physical Education) and Creative ... Read More »

Riding to school a great option since kids are seated on average 11 hours per day
Riding to school a great option since kids are seated on average 11 hours per day April 3, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Riding a bicycle to school is a great opportunity to be physically active every day which promotes healthy development in children. That’s according to Dr Stephanie Schoeppe from CQUniversity’s Physical Activity Research Group. Dr Schoeppe says over 80% of Australian ... Read More »

Healthy Kids Check
Healthy Kids Check April 1, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The role of the Healthy Kids Check in prevention and early intervention remains important but its effectiveness as a one-time check must be reviewed and developed further, according to research and an editorial published in the Medical Journal of Australia. ... Read More »

Researcher says non-conforming students don’t need ‘fixing’
Researcher says non-conforming students don’t need ‘fixing’ March 24, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 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 »

Blue collar boys count themselves out of success at school
Blue collar boys count themselves out of success at school March 20, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 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 »

All eyes on classroom camera
All eyes on classroom camera March 1, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Students have long suspected teachers can see out of the back of their heads. Now, with the help of 360 degree video cameras, ECU’s School of Education is training its pre-service teachers to do just that. Researchers, in partnership with ... Read More »







 
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