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The ABCs of healthy school lunch box preparation
The ABCs of healthy school lunch box preparation February 9, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Most Queensland children have started their 2016 school year so school lunches are back on the agenda and a QUT expert has some timely advice for parents on how to make them both healthy and appealing. Professor Lynne Daniels, head ... Read More »

What’s a teacher’s tipping point? Study researches teachers’ reasons to refer anxious children
What’s a teacher’s tipping point? Study researches teachers’ reasons to refer anxious children February 7, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Teachers of primary-aged children who demonstrate excessive anxiety often won’t refer a child for help unless there is enough support provided within a school, a new QUT study has revealed. As more than 530,000 Queensland primary school students headed back ... Read More »

Keep calm, big school is coming
Keep calm, big school is coming January 28, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Professor Bob Perry from the School of Education at CSU in Albury-Wodonga is encouraging parents to use the next couple of weeks to help prepare their child socially and emotionally for starting primary school. “Parents should be trying to make ... Read More »

Australia’s attitude problem to maths
Australia’s attitude problem to maths January 22, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new report revealing literacy and numeracy deficiencies in Australian workplaces highlights the need to change our attitude to mathematics, according to a leading educator from Western Sydney University. Associate Professor Catherine Attard from the School of Education is the ... Read More »

How to survive living in university accommodation January 16, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Whether you’re moving out of home for the first time or just wanting to be closer to your classes, university accommodation is a chance to enjoy university life to the fullest. We caught up with two ‘experts’ on student accommodation: ... Read More »

Policy change set to save kids’ lives
Policy change set to save kids’ lives December 31, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Defibrillators to be available in all NSW schools thanks to Professor Chris Seminarian’s campaign. University of Sydney cardiologist Professor Chris Semsarian has lobbied policy makers for more than a decade to end the red tape that has prevented the presence ... Read More »

World-first study to boost standard of early childhood teaching
World-first study to boost standard of early childhood teaching December 6, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The New South Wales Minister for Early Childhood Education Leslie Williams has announced a new study that will offer professional development to early childhood teachers and educators around the State in order to promote children’s learning. The Fostering Effective Early ... Read More »

Schoolies study will lay the truth bare
Schoolies study will lay the truth bare November 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Schoolies can be a time for secrecy and fake bravado, but dozens of 2015 school leavers are documenting every raw emotion during their stay on the Gold Coast this week. The teens are taking part in a University of Queensland ... Read More »

Aussie kids can do better in active transport
Aussie kids can do better in active transport November 18, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australian children have received a middle-of-the-road C grade when it comes to active transport to and from school in the 2015 Active Healthy Kids Australia (AKHA) progress report card. The report card, titled ‘The Road Less Travelled’, focuses on active ... Read More »

Starting school a cause for poetry
Starting school a cause for poetry November 16, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

As children, families and teachers think about the new school year, they are being asked to reflect on their experiences of starting ‘big school’ as part of an ongoing research program at Charles Sturt University (CSU). CSU is one of ... Read More »







 
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