Starting this year, teaching students won’t be able to register as teachers unless they pass a literacy and numeracy test.
Changes to the literacy and numeracy standards for new teachers in Victoria have raised questions about what makes a 'good' teacher.
It’s in everyone’s best interest to have high quality teachers.
Many new teachers leave the profession after only five years. Here are six steps schools can take to better support new teachers.
This wine label referenced bikinis and beaches. Thankfully, things have become a little more sophisticated since in our understanding of place.
Labels plonked on plonk once had a distinctly awkward sense of place. But a new breed are helping to create a sense of Australian terroir.
An unconventional gas valve in WA’s Kimberley region, which has been newly opened up to fracking.
The Western Australian government's decision to green-light fracking in selected areas aims to walk a line between industry interests and community opposition. But across Australia the picture varies widely.
The decision to induce labour depends on many factors, but women must be central to this process.
When a pregnancy lasts 42 weeks or more or complications arise, women will need to consider being induced.
Success with conservation of Kangaroo Island’s Glossy Black-Cockatoos can now be compared with other bird conservation efforts around the country.
New research has shown how to measure conservation progress for Australia's 238 endangered bird species
It takes all sorts: workplaces can harness as strengths the differences that usually disadvantage people with autism.
Wanting to change a person’s autistic behaviours is like attempting to correct left-handedness or sexual preference. The modern workplace should see strength in difference.
Kombinasi lempeng tektonik, geografi, serta infrastruktur buruk membuat Indonesia rentan terhadap tsunami yang mematikan.
A combination of tectonic plates, geography and poor infrastructure make Indonesia vulnerable to deadly tsunamis.
Makanan yang mengandung omega 3 telah terbukti meningkatkan fungsi otak.
Kita sudah tahu beberapa makanan yang baik untuk kesehatan jasmani kita, tapi bagaimana dengan kesehatan jiwa?
Infrared and visible light satellite data is recoloured to produce striking images of Australia.
The Open Air project features satellite data interpreted and coloured to produce beautiful, surreal images of Australian landforms.
Cantar aumenta el control de la respiración y la capacidad pulmonar, puede mejorar la salud y libera la hormona de la felicidad.
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Cantar mejora el control de la respiración y la capacidad pulmonar, libera oxitocina (la hormona de la felicidad), levanta el ánimo, reduce el dolor, y hasta puede mejorar el sistema inmunológico.
Foods that contain omega 3 have been found to increase brain function.
We all know some foods are good for our physical health, but what about our mental health?
Blue whales are the largest creatures to have ever lived on Earth.
The only sea creature known to attack blue whales is the orca, also known as a 'killer whale'. But humans present a much bigger threat to them.
Your body has just performed an amazing feat. Be kind to it.
Many mothers experience body dissatisfaction after birth. Dieting is not the answer.
A low sense of belonging is associated with negative behaviours including misbehaviour, drug and alcohol use at school, violence and dropping out of school.
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When students feel accepted and respected by their teachers and peers, they will actively engage in academic and non-academic activities.
Europe has few options if Russia decides to attack the Baltics.
US President Donald Trump's attacks on allies and conciliatory actions toward Russia have made European leaders feel more vulnerable than ever.
The more you diet, the more obsessed with food you become.
Being a mindful eater is about ending your obsession with food and weight loss and listening to your body.
The Gillard government’s carbon price had no effect on the aviation industry.
If Australia is to meet its climate targets, radical measures could be required to reduce emissions in sectors such as aviation.
Green spaces and meaningful tasks are both good for mental health.
Gardening not only provides nutritious food, but a reminder of home for refugees.