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Why we need to rethink the term ‘bullying’

Latest research from Flinders University has identified that the term ‘bullying’ – used to define a range of behaviours – is potentially jeopardising successful and necessary prevention of harmful behaviour at school.
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Do fitness tests do more harm than good?

Whether it was a beep test or shuttle run, most people remember fitness tests in school. But can early experiences of compulsory fitness influence a person’s current views of physical exercise (PE)?
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Australian Year 4 literacy levels

Year 4 students hold their ground in international literacy assessment

An international study implemented nationally by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) has found that Australian Year 4 students’ literacy levels have remained steady during the COVID-19 pandemic. Results from the study also showed a decline in Australian teachers’ job satisfaction.
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