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Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
ISSN: 1448-0743
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School drug education and the DrugInfo Clearinghouse

Geoff Munro
Drug education is an ongoing need in our schools, but also a challenging topic for teachers to address. The role schools play is important and valuable because drug use is at the heart of many social and cultural problems, including the road toll, violence, and health costs. The Australian Drug Foundation's DrugInfo Clearinghouse aims to provide a 'one-stop' for drug prevention information, and brings together a wealth of resources and research so that educators can base their work on solid evidence.   View Article...

Pathways to social and emotional wellbeing

Diana Smart, Ann Sanson
Data from the Australian Temperament Project suggests links between social and family background, school experience, and the subsequent behaviour and attitudes of children and adolescents – ACER National Conference 2004. View Abstract...

The mental health and wellbeing of young people

Michael Sawyer
The author considers the mental health of Australian children and adolescents, in an examination of the results of a national survey, the means of treating mental health problems, and the beyondblue initiative for treatment of depression. – ACER National Conference 2004. View Abstract...

Girls on the margin

Geraldine Hinter
Hinter considers the finding of a longitudinal study which examined the factors leading to the socio-economic disadvangtage of girls under the age of 24 – TeacherView Abstract...

Differentiation for special needs learners

LouAnn Lovin, Maggie Kyger, David Allsop
The authors demonstrate to primary mathematics teachers how to give effect to the the principles of inclusion by differentiating the curriculum to accommodate students' learning styles - Teaching Children Mathematics. View Abstract...