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Thomas the humanoid helps teach coding

Thomas the humanoid robot has taken St Peter’s Girls School’s Early Learners’ Centre in South Australia by storm, teaching children as young as 4 basic computer programming and coding literacy. In the program, students are taught how to decipher the robot’s emotions ...

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Building passion with Lego Robotics

Kids may now solve some of the biggest problems related to waste, recycling and renewable engineering by playing with Lego blocks. The Ardoch Youth Foundation has launched its Lego Robotics program, aiming to inspire students who are what founder Isobel Michael describes ...

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Shonky with the offspring

A report from the regulator shows the training of childcare workers isn’t the only thing that’s inadequate. A controversial new report has exposed the poor level of training of childcare workers around Australia, a finding that will cause deep consternation ...

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Qld: hold children’s hands crossing street

Parents and kids are encouraged to walk hand in hand as part of a new child pedestrian safety campaign. Queensland University of Technology’s Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety Queensland (CARRS-Q), launched the campaign after conducting statewide research on ...

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One-stop shop for childhood cancer data: Ley

Australian families dealing with children’s cancer will get greater support with the launch of the federal government’s one-stop Children’s Cancer website. Developed with the guidance of a group of clinicians, nurses and carers of children affected by cancer, the website aims to provide ...

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Course to help teachers understand autism

A South Australian Government grant has opened the doors for Flinders University to design a postgraduate course for teachers about instructing children with autism. Dr Susan Close, the SA minister for education and child development, announced the course. It follows ...

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