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Internet addiction in the wired generation

According to recent figures, about twice annually, a gamer dies. In January 2015, A 32-year-old man was found dead in an internet cafe in Taiwan. In September that same year, a Russian teenager died after playing Defence of the Ancients ...

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Students in remote areas being left behind

Children in Australia’s most remote regions are being left behind when it comes to education amid a staggering divide between the haves and have-nots, a report says. The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) report says it is clear many of ...

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Teens with food allergies get new website

Having a severe food allergy can have a huge impact on a teen’s social life – even kissing can be fatal – yet many are reluctant to talk about it. A new government funded website has now been launched to encourage ...

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Gonski 2.0 reactions range from welcoming to irate

After its relatively whirlwind journey, the Gonski 2.0 school funding package has passed into law, thanks to the support of several crossbenchers. The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA), for one, is satisfied. ISCA executive director Colette Colman told Education Review the ...

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NSW schoolgirls chop ponytails for charity

A group of Sydney schoolgirls are a cut above their peers after chopping off their ponytails for charity. About 40 girls at Wenona School willingly had their locks snipped off by volunteer TAFE NSW hairdressing teachers. The hair will be used for ...

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