Australia has eliminated rubella – but that doesn’t mean it can’t come back

Rubella has been eliminated in Australia, but it still exists in other countries. From shutterstock.com The World Health Organisation (WHO) has officially declared that Australia has eliminated rubella. Rubella, also known as German measles, is a contagious viral disease. The symptoms in children are generally mild – fever, rash and...

Early Learning – 5 Things to Look for When Choosing a Childcare Center

Early Learning
To young children in their first few years of life, a child care centre quickly becomes their world. It is often where they first learn to socialise with other children, amongst other developmental skills. As a parent, you want what is best for your...

Being in nature is good for learning, here’s how to get kids off screens and outside

It takes effort and imagination, but the benefits are many.  from www.shutterstock.com Contrary to the belief we Aussies are a nature-loving outdoor nation, research suggests we’re spending less and less time outdoors. This worrying trend is also becoming increasingly apparent in our educational settings. I have devoted the majority...