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Unique program tackles bullying in schools: Podcast

Having been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, Samwise Holmes’s high school years were characterised by relentless bullying, constant feelings of isolation and even having his head flushed down a toilet. But being subjected to such extensive and cruel bullying didn’t defeat ...

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Advocates call for funding to keep kids in school

Child advocates have called on the federal government for $10 million to fund a national rollout of a program to stop kids dropping out of school. Save the Children has pointed to the recent Productivity Commission mental health report, which ...

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Mobile phones banned at WA public schools

Mobile phone use will be banned during school hours at West Australian public schools from next year, with the state government saying it will reduce distraction from studies and encourage face-to-face social interaction. Students will also be prohibited from using ...

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