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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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Leaders see what it’s like to be a principal

Victorian business and community leaders have engaged with their local schools to become Principal for a Day. The program involved participants shadowing school principals and immersing themselves in the day-to-day operations of a government school. Principal for a Day, run this week, ...

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ACARA announces six new language options

The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority has made six more language curriculums available (Arabic, German, Korean, modern Greek, Spanish and Vietnamese) on the Australian Curriculum website for Foundation–Year 10. A Japanese curriculum will be available next week. The curriculums ...

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