Social Affairs

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When to send a child to school can be a tough decision, but all the evidence shows that 7 is the optimal age for starting formal education.

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To compensate for unmet social needs, people project lifelike qualities onto objects to feel connected. But this doesn’t fully meet people’s needs, so they collect more and more objects.

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Vocation and education training plays big role in reducing recidivism rates according to new research. 

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Panelists at Gonski Institute for Education forum say latest review sheds new light on early childhood education, diversity and the teaching profession.

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True size of the strata and community title sector unveiled for first time thanks to national report.

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New research suggests universities and schools need to implement mentoring programs and provide increased language assistance to help refugees get equal educational opportunities.

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Mentoring young people at UNSW-led Football United gave Mandela Mathia a sense of community and skills that serve him in his acting career.

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From growing up in a Malaysian village with no electricity to becoming one of Australia’s wealthiest people, Maha Sinnathamby learned the art of survival while studying at UNSW.

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A student-led engineering project is bringing cleaner drinking water to Sri Lankan communities. By Penny Jones.

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The new publication offers unique insights into alternative ways that human rights can be protected.

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