More first borns and only kids could mean more anxiety
Birth order can be very revealing, whether you are a first born or second or last has real implications for how you will react to school and its stresses. Read more
Where have the algorithms gone? The Australian Curriculum Review: Mathematics
ACARA has released its draft revision of the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics with the view to 'refine, realign and declutter” the content. This has been long overdue. Since the curriculum was first published in 2010, Australia has performed poorly on international tests in mathematics. There is a lot to like about the revision. Simply splitting the three strands into the traditional six is a big plus!
Research and communication to support principals under pressure
School principal associations from all over the country joined together to form the Coalition of Australian Principals (CAP) which will be a unified voice for principals and seek to make the experience of the job more bearable, providing support through community and research.
Stopping self-injury contagion
An estimated 7.5 to 46.5 per cent of adolescents have engaged in self-injury at least once and self-injury is prevalent among males and females.
Four things teachers NEED to stop doing right now!
COVID has helped me to reflect on my teaching. It’s helped me to discover what’s ACTUALLY important in my role and what is simply ‘busy work’ which makes me feel like I’m making great progress.
NIDA open to all June
Everyone is invited to NIDA for Open Day on the Saturday of the Queen’s Birthday long weekend.
What bullying in Primary looks like
A bit of rough and tumble or something more serious? It’s hard to tell in small children but bullying and fighting are patterns that start early and should be corrected at the earliest juncture.