Dismissing children's books as childish only means that adult readers miss out on a world of fantastic literature.
The children most likely to benefit from quality early education are the most likely to miss out. Here are five key changes the government needs to make to address this.
Children may endure family violence directly, or witness violence perpetrated on others. Both scenarios result in severe adverse effects for children in the short and long term.
It has repercussions far beyond the prison gates.
Growing pains are the most common childhood musculoskeletal condition resulting in frequent visits to healthcare professionals.
Adults who had a low birthweight or were undernourished as young children are more likely to experience high blood pressure and obesity.
Non-verbal learning disability is a complex neurological learning disability that becomes more obvious with age. Here are the signs to look out for.
The way it's portrayed in the media you'd think it was certain that the internet made children unhappy. The evidence says otherwise.
Schools need to change the way they work to support the emotional well-being of our children.
As 3D printing gets cheaper and easier to use, what might children - the next generation of innovators - make?
One in six children in Australia report going to bed hungry – these children are more likely to have mental health problems and be bullied regularly.
MPs should listen to the House of Lords and to expert opinion, and retain the official child poverty measures.
The debate around around children and online porn is more than just requiring sites ask their age.
Helping your teenager with their homework can make them feel incompetent and can hinder their own skills development.
Children don’t learn much about how illnesses spread if they are just taught a list of dos and don’ts. They need to know why an action is useful.
Tracing over maths problems can enhance students’ learning of more advanced mathematical content and multi-step problems.
The start of a new school year is the time when shy teenagers are least likely to be excluded from new friendship groups.
Basic foods can fulfil a child’s nutritional needs at school and keep them energetic and alert.
The political obsession with back to basics literacy is leaving schools behind. What is taught in school is becoming increasingly distant from what is required in the real world.
Children with disabilities are frequently discriminated against in Australian schools, with parents asked to send their child to another school or fork out extra money.