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Unique program tackles bullying in schools: Podcast

Having been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, Samwise Holmes's high school years were characterised by relentless bullying, constant feelings of isolation and even having his head flushed down a toilet. But being subjected to such extensive and cruel bullying didn't defeat ...

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The importance of early reading instruction

Professor Pamela Snow is head of the La Trobe Rural Health School and will soon become Professor of Cognitive Psychology in the School of Education at La Trobe. In this podcast, Snow talks about how blended reading approaches, which are ...

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Podcast: Issue of the week – ATAR overhaul?

This week NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell announced she wanted “an overhaul” of ATAR. Her decision was based on research showing the population has lost faith in it and it was causing students too much stress. As 61,000 NSW students ...

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New play tackles youth suicide prevention

During Mental Health Month it’s important to remember that suicide is still the leading cause of death for Australians aged 15–44. One way of raising more awareness about this issue in a non-threatening way is through art and drama. This ...

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