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Professor Marilyn Campbell #6 in the world on bullying & cyberbullying research

A bibliometric analysis recently published in the journal Educational Review, provided an overview of the current state and development of educational research on bullying and cyberbullying in the last 30 years. The analysis found that C4IE member, Professor Marilyn Campbell was the 6th most prolific author in education and educational…

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Can fine motor skills and executive function predict arithmetic and reading skills?

C4IE member Dr Verena Pritchard and colleagues evaluated the role of fine motor skills, executive function, and domain-specific skills at 5-years as predictors of arithmetic and reading skills at 6-years. The article Domain-specific skills, but not fine-motor or executive function, predict later arithmetic and reading in children was…

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Do we really have a frightening school to prison pipeline in this country? Only one way to find out

C4IE Director, Professor Linda Graham and C4IE Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr Callula Killingly discuss exclusionary discipline in Australia on the latest AARE blog. Read the full text here

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Implementing self-regulated learning evidence into practice in higher education

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dr Angelique Howell collaborated with colleagues at The University of Queensland on an article recently published in Review of Education. You can read the full publication, ‘Learning how to learn: Implementing self-regulated learning evidence into practice in higher education – Illustrations from diverse…

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Cognitive control training for children with anxiety and depression

Professor Marilyn Campbell and colleagues recently published a systematic review in the Journal of Affective Disorders. You can read the publication Cognitive control training for children with anxiety and depression: A systematic review here

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The future of special schools in Australia

New research from C4IE members Dr Carly Lassig, Dr Glenys Mann, Associate Professor Beth Saggers, Professor Suzanne Carrington and Dr Sofia Mavropoulou together with colleagues from The University of Queensland examined recent Government inquiries into the education of Australian students with disability to ascertain what progress has…

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Research on suspensions featured on the Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraphy has recently published an article on over-representation of boys suspended from NSW schools, featuring Professor Linda Graham. You can read the full story here

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Podcast: Interview with Professor Suzanne Carrington

  Last week, Professor Suzanne Carrington was interviewed by Dr Joanne Banks in an episode of Inclusion Dialogue. Inclusion Dialogue is a podcast based on conversations with international experts on how to implement inclusive education and teach to diversity in schools around the world. Listen to the podcast here or watch on

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Impact: how to tell your extraordinary teaching story

  Associate Professor Jill Willis and Dr. Leanne Crosswell discuss the support needed for Highly Accomplished and Lead Teachers (HALT) to tell their stories of impact in the latest AARE blog post. Read the full blog here

Schools running mental health programs without evidence they work: study

Research led by C4IE Engagement and Learning Program co-Leader A/Prof Kristin Laurens has been featured in The Sydney Morning Herald. The study, published this month in the journal School Mental Health, was co-authored C4IE Director Prof Linda Graham and other leading academics. The research included a survey of nearly 600 NSW primary…