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Polyglots, coming to a preschool near you


Your young charges may be greeting you with a “buongiorno” as well as a “ni hao”, come 2017. The government has announced a rollout of its Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program to all childcare centres and preschools, in addition ...

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Food advertising fattens up obesity-prone children


About one-quarter of Australian children are obese or overweight, and recent research has found it may not be entirely them or their parents’ fault. Instead, a combination of unfortunate genetics and advertising is partially to blame, a study has found. ...

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