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No Jab, No Pay unproductive: paper

“We’re extremely strong advocates for vaccination … and we both recognise that vaccine rejection is an ongoing problem in Australia … and there’s actually very limited evidence on the best way to address vaccine rejection.” Dr Margie Danchin of the ...

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Top model also a role model for intersex kids

Belgian model Hanne Gaby Odiele is a rangy 178 centimetres tall. Mousy-blonde haired and milky-skinned, she has an impish, slightly androgynous look. As well as strutting catwalks, Odiele is helping break a taboo by recently declaring herself intersex. Odiele revealed ...

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Students who like maths are better at it: research

In an unsurprising finding, a German study has concluded that students who find maths to be fun are better at it. This reinforces recent calls from experts, including Western Sydney University’s associate professor Catherine Attard, that making maths fun is key ...

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Expert sounds off over phonics test

Whether kids, parents or teachers like it or not, phonics tests will be introduced for year one students. Nationwide. Education minster Simon Birmingham considers them essential to detect reading difficulties early on. In an interview with Sky News in late ...

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