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9 ways to help kick-start your child’s career

9 ways to help kick-start your child’s career

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Declining youth employment rates due to COVID-19 mean sound career advice has never been more important. But for parents, who are key career influencers, giving the right guidance can be daunting. Australian youth have been...
fee cuts for nursing and teaching but big hikes for law and humanities in package expanding university places

Fee cuts for nursing and teaching but big hikes for law and humanities in...

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Picture: Paul William/AAP The federal government will fund an extra 39,000 university places by 2023 in a package that will restructure the amounts students have to pay for courses to encourage them to “make more...
5 reasons it’s safe for kids to go back to school

5 reasons it’s safe for kids to go back to school

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Picture: Shuttlestock In mid March, cases of COVID-19 – the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 – dramatically increased in Australia and the government responded with an effective public health strategy. People who could, shifted to working from home,...
how not to fall for coronavirus bs: avoid the 7 deadly sins of thought

How not to fall for coronavirus BS: avoid the 7 deadly sins of thought

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Image: Shuttlestock With the COVID-19 pandemic causing a great deal of anxiety, we might come to think people are irrational, selfish or downright crazy. We see people showing up to public venues en masse or...
graphic novels help teens learn about racism, climate change and social justice – here’s a reading list

Graphic novels help teens learn about racism, climate change and social justice – here’s...

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The success of ‘Maus’ made the genre more visible.  Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for New York Comic Con Teen activists worldwide are making headlines for their social justice advocacy on everything from climate change and immigration to substance abuse and LGBTQ issues....
if you can read this headline, you can read a novel. here’s how to ignore your phone and just do it

If you can read this headline, you can read a novel. Here’s how to...

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Fewer people are reading novels for pleasure than in the past.  from shutterstock.com Public anxiety about the capacity of digital-age children and young adults to read anything longer than a screen grab has come to feel...