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Students who are old for their grade more likely to go to uni
Students who are old for their grade more likely to go to uni (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An ACU-led study has found that teens who are old for their grade appear to feel more confident about their academic abilities and are more likely to enrol in university than their younger peers. The study of more than 10,000 ... Read More »

It is time to assess the ATAR
It is time to assess the ATAR (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New analysis shows just one in four students are entering university undergraduate courses based on their ATAR, exposing a huge contrast to the importance placed on ATAR in schools. The latest paper by Mitchell Institute at Victoria University explores how ... Read More »

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 »

Video games have winning impact in classrooms
Video games have winning impact in classrooms (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Deakin-led research project has found video games such as Minecraft could be useful classroom tools for teaching disengaged students. The discovery was part of the three-year Australian Research Council “Serious Play” project, led by chief investigators from Deakin’s School ... Read More »

Initiative delivers benefits for at-risk students and families
Initiative delivers benefits for at-risk students and families (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

At-risk young people and their families benefit from a ground-breaking initiative across education, health and community service providers, according to recent Charles Sturt University (CSU) research. The evaluation of the innovative Family Referral Service (FRS) in Schools initiative in the ... Read More »

Improving education for chronically ill students
Improving education for chronically ill students (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Regular conversations between schools and students can help to improve the educational outcomes of the 500,000 students living with chronic health conditions in Australia. In a blog post for the Psych4Schools website, Dr Julie White of The Victoria Institute (Victoria ... Read More »

More parents choose to delay child’s start to school
More parents choose to delay child’s start to school (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Parents across Australia are increasingly choosing to hold back their children’s start to school due to beliefs it benefits them in the long-term, QUT research has found. The study conducted by Dr Amanda Mergler and Professor Susan Walker, from QUT’s ... Read More »

How to survive living in university accommodation (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 »

 
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