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Scathing billboard parked outside Knox Grammar

A billboard truck with the message “you will not silence our pain” was parked outside a Sydney private school after a judge quashed a man’s conviction for punching a woman and calling her a “sl*t”. Knox Grammar graduate Nick Drummond successfully appealed ...

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Praise, support encouragement and the brain: opinion

In her ongoing search to discover how to improve student academic performance and to encourage high levels of self-motivated educational engagement, Carol Dweck set out to test the hypothesis of three rules she considered as being valuable when teaching children. The ...

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