Girls are dropping out of sport – what can educators, parents and communities do about it?

Article first appeared in Education Review. By Teaching Health and Physical Education author Natalie McMaster There are a myriad of reasons why girls in Australia aged 15-17 may choose to quit sport. They may find that the values of sport participation are not meaningful for them. They may lack the necessary knowledge and skills to […]

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Maths teachers can help students avoid financial pitfalls in the future

First published by EducationHQ. Following recent scrutiny of the banking sector by a Royal Commission, there have been calls to end the practice of allowing a financial institution, such as the Commonwealth Bank, to “invite itself” into primary school classrooms through schemes such as the “Dollarmites” children’s banking project. The bad press directed at the big […]

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