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Teen drinking drop due to parents

Did you know that Australia now boasts one of the lowest teen drinking rates in the developed world? Prior to 1999, however, the opposite was true. A key reason for the radical, relatively abrupt shift? According to a Deakin University study ...

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HP launches $500,000 Kids Fund grant program

Did you know? 65 per cent of students will be employed in jobs that are not yet created? The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) skilled jobs grew at about 1.5 times the rate of ...

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Recycled goods create school playground

Queensland’s Park Lake State School will soon be the owner of the first Australian playground made entirely from recycled beauty products. Students won the $45,000 playground by participating in the national Garnier Recycled Playground Competition, which saw schools around the ...

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The internet of school things

How technology will connect educators and students, and usher in a new age of smart schools. Schools are becoming increasingly technology rich. Many provide connected devices for students or have programs that enable students to bring their own devices (BYOD). ...

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