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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 »

Half of childcare centres fail cot mattress safety test
Half of childcare centres fail cot mattress safety test February 27, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Public health researchers at the University of Adelaide are hoping to raise awareness among childcare centres of the potentially deadly consequences of using cot mattresses that are too soft. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) has been linked to a number ... Read More »

Breaking the barriers for first in family uni students
Breaking the barriers for first in family uni students February 24, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

“More than 50% of Australian tertiary education students are the first in their family to go to university and that number is increasing,” Dr O’ Shea, from University of Wollongong’s School of Education, said. This trend, and how universities can ... Read More »

Hearing parents: research to examine effective school relationships
Hearing parents: research to examine effective school relationships February 19, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The relationship between parents and schools is in the spotlight as part of new research at Charles Sturt University (CSU). Graduate Certificate (Educational Research) student Kathryn Dalton is currently researching the relationship between parents, guardians and carers, and schools to ... Read More »

Apps add up for young students
Apps add up for young students February 11, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As school returns after the summer break, a University of Western Sydney academic is urging parents to help inspire the next generation of Australian mathematicians by taking advantage of apps and encouraging their children through the fun, hands-on math riddles ... Read More »

Mindfulness-based program in schools making a positive impact
Mindfulness-based program in schools making a positive impact February 8, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A social and emotional learning program started by Academy Award winning actress Goldie Hawn to help school children improve their learning abilities, be more caring, and less stressed is now backed by new scientific evidence. In a study from the ... Read More »

Lessons for school transition
Lessons for school transition February 4, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The transition from primary to high school can be a stressful period for students, but ECU’s School of Education lecturer Mandie Shean says there are ways parents can help to make the move as smooth as possible. Role for parents ... Read More »

New sex education kit free to schools
New sex education kit free to schools January 31, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A unique sex-education resource will be released to schools across Australia next week in response to alarming research that shows more than 40% of teens do not use condoms when they have sex. Despite sex education currently being taught in ... Read More »

Ethics of school-based immunisation programs examined
Ethics of school-based immunisation programs examined January 30, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

University of Adelaide researchers and their government and industry partners have identified a range of ethical issues with high school-based immunisation programs in South Australia. School-based immunisation programs are commonly run in Australia and in other countries around the world, ... Read More »

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 »







 
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