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Arts stimulation a lesson in good literacy

Arts stimulation a lesson in good literacy Evidence shows that students who study creative arts do better in other areas too, writes Andrew Taylor A quality education in arts and music produced improved academic outcomes for students in disadvantaged schools in western Sydney, according to the 2011 report, Bridging the Gap in School Achievement through […]

Brands cash in on NAPLAN test fear

Brands cash in on NAPLAN test fear. Jewel Topsfield and Daniel Hurst Stuffed toys that help children deal with ”difficult emotions” are being spruiked as a way of assisting ”with the stress of NAPLAN”, as companies cash in on the emphasis placed on next week’s national literacy and numeracy tests. The range of Kimochis educational […]