high school

Two behaviours linked to high school dropout rates
Two behaviours linked to high school dropout rates (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

While the national high school dropout rate has declined, many school systems still struggle with a high number of students who do not finish high school. The factors that may lead to a student’s decision to leave school are complex, ... Read More »

School leavers need the confidence to say no to alcohol
School leavers need the confidence to say no to alcohol (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

School leavers who feel they are unable to refuse offers of alcoholic drinks plan to drink significantly more alcohol at end-of-school celebrations than those who are confident in saying no, new research by Curtin University has found. The research, published ... Read More »

Students with ADHD failing to meet minimum education standards
Students with ADHD failing to meet minimum education standards (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A high number of Australian children with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are struggling academically, with an alarming 40% of students failing to meet the literacy and numeracy (NAPLAN) national minimum standards, new research by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute ... Read More »

Program helps stressed teens shake it off
Program helps stressed teens shake it off (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

For high school students suffering from academic anxiety, Taylor Swift or Kanye West might be just what they need to alleviate stress. An intervention designed by University of Queensland’s School of Psychology teaches teenagers how to use their own music ... Read More »

Pop media and storytelling improve teens’ mental health
Pop media and storytelling improve teens’ mental health (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research led by CQUniversity has shown the Building Resilience in Regional Schools (iCARE-R) intervention program has been successful in promoting mental health among early secondary students in regional Queensland schools. School guidance officers, youth health nurses, mental health professionals and ... Read More »

“Dire” lack of interest in maths careers among Australian students
“Dire” lack of interest in maths careers among Australian students (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An Australian study into why students choose science, mathematics, engineering and technology (STEM) careers has revealed a “dire” lack of interest in careers focused on mathematics. Professor Kathryn Holmes of Western Sydney University’s School of Education was part of a study conducted at the ... Read More »

Bullying in schools: how well is it being addressed?
Bullying in schools: how well is it being addressed? (2 votes, average: 4.50 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 »

Helping Year 12 students make better higher education choices
Helping Year 12 students make better higher education choices (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Researchers from UniSA’s School of Natural and Built Environments are leading a collaborative study by all three South Australian universities that is considering how Year 12 students choose what they study after high school and what advice and support they ... Read More »

Preventing gender-based violence in schools
Preventing gender-based violence in schools (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 »

Prepping your Preppie for the start of their school life
Prepping your Preppie for the start of their school life (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

With a new school year set to start, Professor Christine Ure, Head of School in the Faculty of Arts and Education, has some timely words of advice for parents of prep children. Professor Ure explained that there are a number ... Read More »

 
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