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International Women’s Day

International Women's Day is an excellent opportunity to show our little leaders, both boys and girls, that the world celebrates equality, diversity and opportunities for everyone. Watch a future female leader share a message of celebration and positivity on...

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Using Technology as Punishment

Is denying access to technology effective in behaviour management? More than 50% of parents remove a phone, tablet or internet access as punishment. This never results in long term behavioural change. Instead, it encourages children to become more obsessed with the...

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Smartphones not so smart at school

On Channel 9’s Today Show, Extend CEO and former teacher Darren Stevenson backed calls for a ban on smartphones in primary school classrooms, saying they are a solitary device, and detract from collaborative learning and the development of good social skills. Watch...

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