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By CAYR (cayr.info) | Youth news from the Asia-Pacific region

Female skaters challenge gender norms of skateboarding in Australia

Female skaters like Poppy Starr Olsen experience violence, put-downs and back-handed compliments but they are changing the culture of skateboarding …

Skateboarding

Beyond Sexual Orientation - Issue 63: Horizons - Nautilus

Lisa Diamond’s seventh interview is the one that she remembers best. She had recruited “subject 007” at Cornell University, where she was studying …

LGBTQI

Self-harm and suicidal behaviour among incarcerated adults in the Australian Capital Territory | APO

2018-08-14 00:00:00 | <b>Journal article</b> Amanda Butler, Jesse T. Young, Stuart A. Kinner, Rohan Borschmann[field_teaser]Health, Justice

'Male bastion' falls as India's first female SWAT team starts work

India's police force is overwhelmingly male with official data showing just over 7 percent of all officers are women<p>By Annie Banerji<p>NEW DELHI, Aug 10 …

Delhi Police

Child marriage persists in Guatemala despite ban, experts say

Nearly a third of girls in Guatemala are married by 18<p>By Anastasia Moloney<p>BOGOTA, Aug 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A year after Guatemala banned …

Gender

'Put up and shut up': polygamy breeds poverty for Kenyan women and children

Having multiple wives is common in about a quarter of the world's nations<p>By Nita Bhalla<p>NAIROBI, Aug 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It was after 21 …

Africa

Seeing through transparency: making corporate accountability work for workers

This report examines transparency in supply chains legislation and draws on case studies from the UK and Bangladesh. It asks how governments can make …

Transparency

20170703 Victim Identification Hand Book_ENG.pdf

VET in schools 2017

2018-08-14 00:00:00 | <b>Report</b> National Centre for Vocational Education ResearchNational Centre for Vocational Education Research[field_teaser]Education

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Stolen Generations and descendants: numbers, demographic characteristics and selected outcomes | APO

Resource Type: Research reportAuthor/Creator: • Australian Institute of Health and Welfare<br>Upload File: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Stolen …

'Too fat to get drafted': the worrying body-image pressures in the AFL

In a recent radio interview, Australian Football League (AFL) player Clayton Oliver opened up about his weight and fitness issues when he started …

Mental Health

A year of personalized learning: Mistakes, moving furniture and making it work

Teacher Catherine Connelly leads a lesson on giving compliments in Vista’s pioneering new class on social and emotional wellness. Connelly loved the …

Teaching

Most teens keep risk-taking impulses in check

Most teens have behavioral brakes, and use them, to keep risk-taking experiments and impulsive behavior in check, a new study reports.<p>The study, …

The Brain

Finland’s Education System: The Journey to Success

When Finnish students scored amongst the top in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA, a very influential international assessment …

Education

Bleak New Estimates in Drug Epidemic: A Record 72,000 Overdose Deaths in 2017

Drug overdoses killed about 72,000 Americans last year, a record number that reflects a rise of around 10 percent, according to new preliminary estimates from the Centers for Disease Control. The death toll is higher than the peak yearly death totals from H.I.V., car crashes or gun deaths.<p>Analysts …

Public Health

He Survived an Overdose. Now What?

It was a Sunday afternoon, and in the cozy house at the end of the street, Andrew Foote sat in his usual chair while a movie played on the television.<p>The young man’s hands rested on two pillows, wrists bent and fingers contracted into fists. From time to time, he rocked forward as if to stand but …

High School Football

Australian universities are under threat from more attractive, cheaper Chinese competitors

In the YouTube video the young man browses Chinese-language books in a library, practices Chinese calligraphy with careful brushstrokes, introduces …

China

State of the Pacific 2018

Department of Pacific Affairs' biennial State of the Pacific (SOTP) conference will take place from 10-12 September 2018 at the Australian National …

Papua New Guinea

A polarised Indonesia? Elections, intolerance and religion

Identity politics, particularly religious identity politics, has increasingly become the norm in Indonesian elections. With continual waves of …

Religion

Festival of Change 2018 Community Voices Gallery

We strongly value local knowledge, expertise and experience. As part of the Festival of Change 2018 we met and talked with community members from our …

Streetwear

Young People Feel Entitled & That's a Good Thing

Last week, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won the Democratic Party primary for New York’s 14th Congressional District. Why Ocasio-Cortez—an …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

How libraries provide safe spaces for (all) youth

2018-08-12 00:00:00 | <b>Essay</b> International Federation of Library Associations and InstitutionsInternational Federation of Library Associations and …

Essays

2017 Universities Australia student finances survey | APO

Resource Type: ReportAuthor/Creator: • Universities Australia<br>Upload File: 2017 Universities Australia student finances survey (report) — Downloaded 44 …

Higher Education

Second Opinion: The State of the Arts Education Resources

<i>These resources, compiled by the education teams across the Smithsonian Institution, feature lessons, activities, exhibitions, videos and tools that</i> …

Museums

Why the NAPLAN results delay is a storm in a teacup

NAPLAN has caused much controversy this year, as has become customary. With the test in its tenth year, the New South Wales government called for it …

Education

Ten reasons teachers can struggle to use technology in the classroom

Somewhere in a school near you, a teacher is struggling to handle a query from a student whose laptop has a flat battery or another who’s watching a …

Education Technology

With Short, Intense Sessions, Some Patients Finish Therapy in Just Weeks

Six middle- and high-school students sat around a table on a Monday afternoon, watching a psychologist write three letters on a whiteboard:<p>O-C-D.<p>“What does O.C.D. stand for?” the psychologist, Avital Falk, asked the group.<p>“Obsessive-compulsive disorder,” answered a timid 12-year-old boy wearing a …

Boston University

Elite New York High Schools to Offer 1 in 5 Slots to Those Below Cutoff

Samuel Cole took the specialized high school test, only to miss the cutoff for his chosen school by more than 30 points.<p>But he is getting another chance through a summer program that places a limited number of students from disadvantaged backgrounds at the city’s eight specialized high schools that …

High School

Kimberley towns of Kununurra, Broome hit by wave of youth crime, raising racial tensions

Community leaders in WA's Kimberley are scrambling to contain rising racial tensions being fuelled by a surge in break-ins, vandalism and assaults by …

Save the Children