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Free conference on stuttering

The University of Sydney will hold a free conference on early stuttering on April 17 at the University of Sydney’s Camperdown campus. The conference has been organised by Sydney Ideas and the Director of Australian Stuttering Research Centre (ASRC) professor Mark ...

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Guide will reduce infectious diseases

Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek, and Minister for Early Childhood and Child Care Kate Ellis, have launched the fifth edition of the National Health and Medical Research Council’s  Staying Healthy report. Citing the prevention of infectious diseases among children and ...

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Students jet lagged for school start

Start adjusting your child’s sleep schedule now to avoid them feeling jet lagged for the first few weeks of school, sleep experts say. Professor Dorothy Bruck, sleep psychologist, from Victoria University said, “Getting students back into early morning starts for ...

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Less is better for K-6 homework

New research shows homework has little benefit to primary school children and that too much could be a bad thing. The release of a book urging teachers to revaluate how much homework is given to children follows a move in ...

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