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HECS comes to vocational education and training

The Guillard government has announced the introduction of HECS for those undertaking pursuing VET diploma programs.  Original article

When to suspect an eating disorder - 4 experts provide their advice

Generation Next provides information for those working with young people to help them recognise the signs of different eating disorders.  Original article

21 Mar 2012

When the pay-off never leaves school

Recent research in the US shows that the effectiveness of 29 school-based programs designed to improve children’s emotional health didn't always lead to improved outcomes at home or away from school. Original article

21 Mar 2012

Youth Advisors’ tips for saying a quality goodbye

From the Office of the Guardian for Children and Young People in South Australia, these tips on how those working with young people can best prepare for the time when the young people they work with move on.  Original article

20 Mar 2012

Experts say parental disapproval is good for child sobriety

Claire Moodie from the ABC talks to Tonya McCusker, wife of the WA govenor, about The Gathering, a DVD produced with the City of Melville on the subject of binge drinking. Original article

20 Mar 2012

Early intervention: informing local practice

This report from the UK focusses on early intervention approaches shown to improve outcomes for children, young people and families. Original article

20 Mar 2012

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