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Aussie kids are fourth most prosperous, globally

Australian kids are mostly alright, but the destruction of the environment is failing them, a new report has revealed. Save the Children’s Child Prosperity Index has ranked Australia fourth overall out of 19 G20 countries on eight indices: health, education, ...

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Do the math early for better numeracy later: report

Here’s a simple, practical equation: early-years numeracy equals later-years numeracy. Whilst it may sound obvious, a new report has emphasised just how critical young children’s math skills are to later, school-age competence in this area. Counting on it: Early numeracy ...

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Flexible childcare a less-than-perfect fit for many

Work is now flexible for many people, so why isn’t childcare similarly pliant? Although successive governments have attempted to address this issue, they have inexplicably failed. Both Labor’s 2014 childcare flexibility trials and the Coalition’s nanny pilot, which is still ...

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