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Social media: realm of the young

Schools need to be on it to stay contemporary, so they must learn to manage the risks. By Erin Mayo. Social media. Like it or not, today’s students are more likely to have their heads buried in their Facebook page ...

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Health shouldn’t be an exclusive club

Placing health and PE within education faculties sends a message that physical fitness is for all. By Tim Lynch. Is health a club? There are many sporting or physical activity clubs people can join to be amongst others with similar ...

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Preaching the good words

Lyn Stone believes everyone is born a linguist. She tells Antonia Maiolo how she makes the mysteries of the English language clear to teachers and students. Melbourne linguistic specialist Lyn Stone recently launched Spelling for Life – a handbook for ...

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It’s not the end of days

  Teachers can help students cope with the stress of end-of-school exams. By Antonia Maiolo. As high school students around Australia sit their finals, Virginia Williams, youth psychologist and honorary fellow at the school of psychology at the University of ...

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Creating workforce ready students

Trade training centres are bridging the gap between secondary education and job readiness. The ever-changing educational landscape has seen the demise of traditional technical secondary schools. While TAFE Institutes have to date taken on the majority of apprentice training needs, ...

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