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Kicking education goals for Indigenous kids

While we all know the importance of physical activity for children’s health and wellbeing, making sure your kids actually get out and about can be a challenge, especially when we’re also juggling work, school, and let’s face it, general life. But of course, the importance of exercise cannot be understated, and as parents we’re always on the look out for ways to encourage physical activity. 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.

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Teacher retention a growing global concern for schools

With many new teachers leaving the profession within just five years, teacher retention is a growing concern for schools across the globe. As OECD predictions show a need for even more teachers in the near future, University of South Australia education experts separate the real issues from the myths.

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Starting small to effect change

Bullying expert, Associate Professor Barbara Spears, discusses the challenges of addressing bullying in schools and the role of the wider community in influencing behavioural change.

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