High school can be a hard place to make friends, but research shows being nice may be all it takes.
We know being nice is good for friendships. But we wanted to find out why some antisocial people are socially successful. So we looked at whether rebels had more friends in high school than nice kids.
The Suzuki method requires a lot of parental involvement, so it may not be right for every family.
The Suzuki method can work, but requires a high level of parental involvement.
Principals report 1.7 times more stress than the general population.
No single group of people is responsible for this crisis, but we all have a part to play in improving working conditions for school leaders.
Residents of the outer suburbs like the green spaces and sense of community, but lament the lack of access to transport and other services.
Much of the growth in our cities is in the outer suburbs, now home to around 5 million people. And that creates problems like traffic that detract from the advantages residents see in living there.
Technology, when used right, can enhance learning for students.
Technology has good potential to help students learn, but it must be used appropriately to keep students moving, learning and working together.
Out of 13 recommendations in the Regions at the Ready report, the government has accepted only five without reservation.
After waiting eight months for the government response to a major report on regional Australia, the outcome has been underwhelming, sticking to the same old ideas.
Di Australia, kebanyakan perempuan tidak melaporkan kekerasan seksual yang dialaminya di tempat kerja bahkan ketika kekerasan tersebut telah melewati batas kewajaran.
Kebanyakan perempuan tidak melaporkan pelecehan seksual yang dialaminya di tempat kerja. Mereka takut akan menunjukkan reaksi berlebihan yang malah mengancam keberlangsungan karirnya
Il existe des liens entre l'amitié et la réussite, scolaire ou sociale.
Se faire des amis n’est pas toujours si évident pour les enfants. Voici quelques conseils pour les parents et enseignants qui veulent les aider à poser les bases d’une vie sociale épanouie.
The last four decades in Iran have been marked by internal tension due to its political system, which combines theocratic and republican elements.
Reformers have tried to modernise Iran for decades but have failed mainly due to the country's powerful theocracy. And then there are those who want to overthrow the regime altogether.
Thanks to current right-wing populists, people are conflating right wing ideologies such as being anti-migrant with populism.
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Everyone seems to be talking about populism. But if it is to appeal to ordinary people, why is often framed as a negative thing?
Exercising during pregnancy is fine, so long as it’s not a tough new regime.
Five out of five experts agree running during pregnancy is OK.
Gifted students learn faster than their peers.
Gifted students have the potential to be our future Einsteins. But they will only do this if we support them to learn in an appropriate way.
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.