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Expert warns NSW deradicalisation package won’t work

The NSW Government’s multimillion-dollar program to prevent radicalisation will backfire, a University of Sydney expert has warned. The Baird Government announced today it plans to spend $47 million on combating extremism in schools. The program features training teachers and staff to ...

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Shall they compare thee to the first day of school?

Students, teachers and even education ministers are being asked to reflect on their experiences with starting school in a Charles Sturt University research project. Pedagogies of Educational Transitions (POET) – an international research collaboration CSU is part of – is asking people ...

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Award-winning teachers mentor Monash education students

You can’t bluff it. That was the key advice an award-winning secondary school instructor gave  to teaching students. Evangelos Polymeneas, from South Australia’s Salisbury High School and an Australian Scholarship Group National Excellence in Teaching Awards recipient, is mentoring education students ...

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Autism causes ‘piece-meal’ processing: study

A new study into autism has given insight into how the condition causes social difficulties. It’s generally accepted social and communication difficulties are the core element of autism, though the causes behind these difficulties are largely unknown. Research from the ...

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EFT: research taps into stress reducers

As students sit their end of year exams, Bond University has released the findings of a study that suggests a simple solution to tackling test anxiety. Dr Peta Stapleton, Bond clinical psychologist, has found the use of Emotional Freedom Techniques – rapidly ...

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Emotional stress burns out teachers: research

A Victoria University researcher has shown emotional stress is linked to teacher burnout. College of Education PhD candidate Jean Hopman said nearly 1-in-3 teachers burnout in their first five years because the emotions they feel in the classroom overwhelm them. ...

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Spelling predicts writing ability: research

Research from Charles Sturt University has found a student’s proficiency in spelling is the main indicator of being a good writer. Tessa Daffern, from CSU’s Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning and Education (RIPPLE) analysed data from 1400 Year 3 and ...

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