education

education

education June 1, 2019

Switching off the smartphone

With studies showing too much time on smartphones adversely affects children’s mental and social development, is it time for teens to be forced to disconnect – at least occasionally – from their online lives?

education April 27, 2019

Yiramalay/Wesley Studio School

A two-way learning program founded through collaboration between an Indigenous community in the Kimberley and an exclusive Melbourne private school could one day become a model for other education projects across Australia.

education February 10, 2018

Teaching consent

While there is growing support for teaching children about physical intimacy and consent, some educators want it discussed at school, while others think it best left to parents.

education November 10, 2018

Yawuru Indigenous language course

As the first students graduate from a groundbreaking Yawuru language course in Broome, there are high hopes the program will become a model for teaching Indigenous languages around the country.

education December 9, 2017

Boys’ behaviour and teaching challenges

Behavioural problems in young boys are contributing to increasing numbers falling behind academically, which can cascade into emotional and mental health issues later in life.