Jobs of the future will require emotional intelligence to complement the sophisticated machines we work with, so we need to equip young people with this vital skill
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Because some people find it difficult to comprehend...
Pushed too far?
The government has ignored this group for years, now it asks why they vote for the opposition.
Whose turn it it?
But how does it stay relevant in the world of Spotify and iTunes?
Research shows young people are passionate about issues like marriage equality, but many do not understand how governments are formed and prime ministers elected.
Young people have a poor understanding of Australian democracy, which must be redressed by the education system if they are to become full citizens.
Dinner time at Harrogate’s army foundation college.
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What are the ethics of teaching children about the army as part of the national curriculum?
The default position in social and political theory is to disregard children altogether, or to consider them as learner-citizens.
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When children and young people have opportunities for active citizenship, they demonstrate a wide range of ways of contributing to their communities.
Get up and go.
There were games, sports, and improved moods and mobility.
Here's what can be done.
The case for introducing capital gains tax on the sale of all homes.
A new analysis provides evidence that young people are more likely to graduate from e-cigarettes to smoking.
Young people are three times more likely to smoke if they've tried e-cigarettes first.
While smoking in young Australians is declining, roll-your-own cigarettes are becoming more popular.
Fewer young people are smoking, but overall smoking levels remain level. What's stopping smoking levels in all ages dropping further?
Young people don’t have a right to equal pay.
Until you reach 25, employers can pay you less than your older colleagues.
Turning 18 could be your ticket to a European adventure – literally.
The royal commission has heard evidence from more than 60 witnesses, including those in youth detention in the Northern Territory.
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The NT youth justice royal commission’s interim report did not deliver any findings or make any recommendations. Nor did it reflect young people’s personal stories.
Declining interest rates have been working for home buyers, now they are working against them.
Declining interest rates has made housing more affordable over the past thirty years, but it has also increased the risk for homebuyers.
A survey of what young people perceive to be the biggest threat to Europe reveals some surprising information.
Growing up digital.
They have some big ideas.
Children may actually prefer reading books the traditional way.
Research shows that providing children with eReading devices can actually inhibit their reading.
Hospitality workers, along with fast food and retail workers, will have Sunday and public holiday rates cut under the decision.
The Fair Work Commission's latest decision to cut certain Sunday and public holiday penalty rates continues a tradition of undervaluing young workers.