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Teachers’ expectations help students to work harder, but can also reduce enjoyment and confidence – new research

For many students, pressure and expectation are just another part of the school experience. There is pressure to perform certain tasks, conform to uniform standards and to achieve one’s full potential. Then there are the expectations – that students will do their homework, turn up on time, and perform to the best of their ability. [...]

By |2019-10-04T10:22:39+10:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Students swot up on sleeplessness

YEAR 12 students are about to enter the most sleepless time of their schooling life, with adolescent health specialists overwhelmed during the Higher School Certificate period. Paediatric sleep specialist at the Children's Hospital at Westmead, Chris Seton, is overwhelmed by bookings every September, with only a month to go until students start their written exams [...]

By |2012-09-28T15:48:17+10:00September 26th, 2012|Categories: Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments