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The better you prepare ahead of time, the smoother the journey once you welcome your baby, writes author Ana Kresina Whether your desire for kids has been a lifelong dream or a realisation that kicked in at age 30 when your ovaries went into overdrive, the...

Researchers Nigel Howard and Andrew Bills report that schools are often not empowered by education authorities to respond in their own ways. Earlier this month, the ABC reported an alarming national poll about school refusal. Of the 1,000 parents surveyed by the Greens-commissioned poll, 39% agreed...

Monash University's Innovative Project assists teachers with disruption in their classrooms. Monash University, in collaboration with the Victorian Department of Education, is launching a valuable set of resources designed to assist both teachers and education support staff in managing disruptive student behaviour. The Challenge of Disruptive Behaviour Recent...

The NSW Department of Education is taking significant steps to revitalize Aboriginal languages among young children in early childhood education and care (ECEC) services. The Ninganah No More program now includes three Aboriginal language hubs across NSW, empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children to...

In the world of modern science, Casper and his mom, Daisy, are a pretty big deal. Fourteen-month-old Casper has Achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism. But thanks to a scientific breakthrough, Casper may outgrow his condition. Achondroplasia is the most common type of dwarfism and affects...

Parents can often find themselves staring in bewilderment at the little human they helped to create, write Wendy Goff,  Anne Rohde  and Bin Wu Sometimes, this bewilderment is centred around awe and amazement. Sometimes, it is firmly entrenched in shock and embarrassment about a specific behaviour...

Nearly 500,000 Australian kids go to after-school care. Researchers Alyssa Clare Milton, Ian Hickie, Karen Thorpe and Tom McClean report that it needs to be more than a babysitting service. Outside school hours care – also known as “school-aged care”, “OOSH”, or “afters” – is booming. As of 2020,...

The next round of education reforms can fix this, researchers Catherine Smith and Helen Dickinson report The National School Reform Agreement is made about once every five years in Australia. This is the main way the federal government can steer changes in how Australian schools are...

Researchers Tonia Gray, Jaydene Barnes and Marion Sturges write that you should stand back and avoid saying ‘be careful!’ There is ongoing concern about the impact of “helicopter parenting” on children’s growth and development. Keen to ensure the best outcomes for their children, helicopter parents tend to...

Baby’s first pet: what pets are best for kids? One of the most rewarding bonds your child can make is with an animal. A pet not only provides warmth and companionship but also teaches life lessons such as responsibility around feeding, cleaning, and walking a pet...