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Mental health pilot program for primary school students

The Victorian Government has partnered with the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and The Ian Potter Foundation to trial an early intervention and prevention pilot program for primary school students facing mental health challenges. Read More
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Problematic sexual behaviours in young children

Associate Professor Elspeth McInnes and Dr Lesley-anne Ey of the University of South Australia discuss the findings of a national survey that examines how primary and early childhood educators identify and respond to problematic sexual behaviours in young children. Read More

Putting the fun into literacy

To help tackle declining literacy rates, a Sydney start-up that transforms children’s handwriting into digital books has launched a fundraising campaign to bring its resources to primary students across Australia.
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