Keeping classes under control is a continuous challenge for teachers.
Reports that Australian classrooms are some of the most disruptive in the world are based on the experiences of 15-year-old students alone, and focus on science classes.
The Australia Day debate will likely become more pronounced each year.
Scott Morrison believes local councils are "playing politics" with Australia Day. But they're simply reflecting the views of their community, and these views will only get stronger over time.
Parental role-modelling, encouragement and seeking support from the school can help make the awkward bits of making friends as a teen easier.
Navigating friendships as a teen can be hard. Parents can help by modelling good behaviour and making sure their teen feels they can talk to them about their friendships.
Nationalism is defined as identification with one’s own nation and support for its interests.
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While nationalism is a dirty word, we often underestimate the power of its ideal in contemporary societies. We live in a world of nations, which provide identity and belonging for many people.
Good friendships translate to higher achievement at school.
Making good friends in primary school is not always an easy task. Here's how teachers and parents can help.
At two to three years, children should be able to play alongside other children with the same toys.
Encouraging good social skill development benefits your young child throughout their life.
Women are not reporting workplace harassment even when the behaviour is clearly out of bounds.
Women facing harassment in the workplace don't feel anyone would listen if they complained about the behaviour - so very often they put up with it, or leave the job.
If they ask, tell them the truth.
Four out of five experts said no.
Christians go to fewer concerts and are less likely to listen to genres such as heavy metal.
Christians go to fewer gigs, are less likely to listen to heavy metal, and prefer classical music. The reason likely comes down to morality.
Will Dyson sketching close to the German lines on the Western Front, 29 May 1918.
Australian authorities sent artists to the WW1 battlefields to interpret and commemorate war. But unlike similar schemes in Britain and Canada, ours neglected the war experience at home and the perspective of women artists.
National apologies for abuse are important, but children in institutional care also need better support transitioning to adulthood.
Young people leaving out-of-home care aren't receiving the support they need to further their educations and transition successfully to adulthood.
In today’s apology, survivors of institutional child sexual abuse will receive formal acknowledgment of the systems that failed them and the harm done to them.
Today's apology is of great significance, not just to survivors but the whole country. Now political and institutional leaders need to tell us what changes will be made to ensure it never happens again.
Certain students are more likely to buy essays, and they may not even know it’s wrong.
If we view tertiary education as a commodity rather than an enlightening pursuit, practices such as essay buying will become more common.
A redress scheme for LGBT service members could be modelled after the process set up for those who had experienced abuse in the ADF.
State governments have apologised for past laws discriminating against LGBT people. LGBT service members deserve the same from the ADF, as well as a path toward redress.
L'indice de masse corporelle prend en compte votre poids et votre taille, et c'est tout.
Qui n’a jamais calculé son indice de masse corporelle, afin de savoir si son poids était gage de bonne santé ? Cet indicateur est pourtant loin d’être aussi pertinent qu’il est populaire…
Most people never have the chance to see how animals live in laboratories.
Since 2012, more than 120 of Britain’s universities, research institutions and pharmaceutical companies have signed a public pledge committing them to greater openness in their animal research programs.
How much does ATAR matter when selecting teacher education students?
Some universities accept students into their teaching degree programs with an ATAR as low as 35. Do we need to raise the bar, or are other factors more important than a high ATAR for teachers?
We can’t target certain areas for weight loss, but losing it from anywhere is good.
Fat around the abdominal organs is a different kind of fat – it releases chemicals into our body.
Stories take children on imaginary adventures.
Photo by Mazyar Hooshidar.
Reading styles vary in effectiveness. Here are six things you can do, based on research, to help your child get the most out of shared reading.
The number of women dentists collapsed after new regulations in the 1930s.
As Australia started to professionalise the change was led by industries dominated by women.