Countries such as England and Canada have adopted more progressive approaches to inclusive sex education than Australia has.
Sex, sexuality, respectful relationships, and gender all need to be discussed in schools as a measure to combat discrimination against LGBTQ people, rising rates of STIs and violence against women.
The Space Jam website circa 1997 – all those planets are clickable.
Web design has come a long way since the days of blue hyperlinks and flashy GIFs.
A new sex education program in England promises more balanced views of sexual and gender diversity.
It's time Australia came of age and followed England's example by introducing a relevant and diverse sex and relationships education program in all schools.
Positive education pairs traditional schooling with positive psychology interventions to improve wellbeing.
Positive education pairs the traditional focus of schools on academic achievement with positive psychology interventions to support student wellbeing.
No questions have been asked about Australia’s knowledge of torture committed by the US.
As a liberal democracy, Australia needs its own report on US torture in Iraq and has a legal and moral obligation to prevent torture.
Blood can tell us a lot about our health.
Researchers have discovered some blood markers that indicate melanoma. Here's what has to happen for the test to reach clinics.
Ideas of when ‘adulthood’ starts for young people are changing around the world.
'Emerging adulthood' offers a contemporary view of young adults, as perceptions and definitions shift worldwide.
Failure is a gift disguised as a bad experience.
Encouraging and supporting failure can make your child more resilient, better able to cope and help them grow.
Currently, not one of the ridesharing platforms is turning a profit.
If governments step in, this might be a war that customers, workers and the community can still win.
A weather radar mast at Wagga Wagga, NSW.
A government proposal for weather radars to share frequencies with telecommunications providers has prompted fears for the accuracy of the Bureau of Meteorology's weather radar.
The Fair Work Ombudsman alleges that food-delivery platform Foodora underpaid three workers.
That the Fair Work Ombudsman brought a case against Foodora suggests its workers are most likely to be classified as employees. This could dissuade other platforms from offering similar benefits.
Students at Monash University are provided integrated medical and surgical teaching in year three of the new curriculum.
Technology is currently not at the forefront of how work-integrated learning is designed and this is something educators need to address.
Having cancelled the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on June 12, US President Donald Trump says it may be back on again.
Having called the June 12 summit off, US President Donald Trump says it might be on again. But at what cost will all of this come to the serious issue of denuclearisation?
Sanpaper fig header.
Sandpaper figs are the swiss army knife of Australian flora.
Veiller sur vos enfants vous épuise? C’est la faute de vos muscles.
Les muscles des enfants récupèrent rapidement d’un exercice intense. C’est pourquoi ils peuvent répéter des efforts physiques intenses là où la plupart des adultes finissent épuisés.
Gould’s goanna is commonly eaten in Indigenous communities, but can contain high levels of rat poison.
Robert A. Davis
Rat baits are widely used to keep rodent pests at bay. But many Australian reptiles are resistant to the poison, potentially spreading these deadly compounds up the food chain.
Tired from parenting? Blame your muscles.
Children’s muscles recover rapidly from high-intensity exercise, and kids can produce repeated exercise efforts when most of us adults continue to feel exhausted.
Torre Glòries in Barcelona is an obvious example of statement architecture, but much of the gender bias built into cities is more insidious and pervasive.
Women encounter many difficulties in cities that are products of male design and planning. We need to move past the practice of one group shaping our world on behalf of everyone else.
Asian Australian students tend to spend more time studying than Anglo-Australians.
Students from the Philippines, China and India consistently achieve better results at school than their Australian-born counterparts. This is due to a number of factors, including parents' values.
Reading aloud to children can encourage a love of reading.
Finding time to read to your children can be hard, but there are several ways you can make sure your child gets the most out of time for reading aloud.