Children can easily be exposed to porn online.
Online porn is big business and has plenty of adults viewing the content. But young children can also be exposed to porn, and much of that comes from accidental or unwanted exposure.
Iraqi security forces detain a boy after removing a suicide vest from him in Kirkuk, Iraq.
A young boy is strapped with explosives and sent to detonate himself and those around him at a school. An expert on terrorism explains how and why children become embroiled in militant conflicts.
Taekwondo champ Jade Jones celebrates a gold medal with her mother.
Child sport success relies on having a positive parental influence.
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Both Trump and Clinton's reference to children in their campaigns could be cause for concern.
The film's exchange of Titty for Tatty is very much in line with Victorian censorship of profanities for children.
Residents are rescued in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, August 15, 2016.
It's not uncommon for kids to experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress after a disaster. How can parents help kids bounce back?
Despite the negative press, Pokémon Go should be approached with an open mind when it comes to student education.
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Apps, games and technologies like Pokémon Go should be approached with an open mind as they offer many potential avenues to employ an engaging, student-centred approach to education.
Head lice are an itchy problem to solve. But don’t panic, there are alternatives to insecticides.
New research confirms what many parents already know: head lice are getting harder to kill. How else can we control these itchy pests plaguing our playgrounds?
Social networking sites can have a major impact on children’s perception of fast food.
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The use of social networking sites by fast food companies to target children is a regulatory grey area.
Distribution of cash can be useful for delivering child care.
Dispensing cash to ensure healthy care for vulnerable children is critical, but it must be supplemented by other interventions to maximise well-being.
Breastfeeding norms vary around the world.
Is there anything wrong with breastfeeding children up to five or six?
Poor sleep can have longer-term effects.
If behavioural sleep problems persist beyond infancy, there could be implications for children’s emotional and attentional development longer term.
The overall infant mortality rate more than halved between 1986 and 2014.
This infographic provides a snapshot of children's health in Australia, from mortality and chronic conditions to the risk factors adversely affecting our children's health.
For some parents, home schooling helps to focus on a child’s individual needs, rather than just on grades.
Home-schooled children appear to do neither worse nor better than those who attend regular school, so why is there an increasing number of parents who are opting for their child to be educated at home?
Apologies can help improve the feelings of someone hurt.
Research shows that even four-year-olds feel better after an apology and view people who apologize as nicer than those who don't.
Arial font was as effective as Dyslexie front when the spacing of letters and words were enlarged.
A new font designed called 'Dyslexie' was labelled 'a breakthrough' by the media for reportedly being about to help increase the reading speed of those with dyslexia. But does it really work?
Six year olds are deciding whether they are good readers or not based on how many books they’ve read.
Reading is increasingly being reduced to a numbers game in schools.
Genes do have an influence over school performance. But they are never the full story.
Some students struggle because of biological constraints on learning. This can be overcome to an encouraging degree, but only with special and adequate resources.
Students at Heritage College Lake Macquarie taking it in turns to draw each other in 3-5 minutes in a rapid drawing learning activity.
Drawing can help us to think creatively and develop hand-eye coordination. But an insecurity around 'not being able to draw' is preventing many high-school students from using this skill.
I come in peace…
A new study says that LEGO is becoming weaponised. But play is more sophisticated than many adults think.