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Parks are places where children make their own decisions, explore their imaginations and expand their abilities. Well-designed suburban parks could be an antidote to helicopter parenting. As well as giving kids much-needed time outdoors being active, suburban parks offer kids opportunities to decide what activities they do, new research shows. It’s an ideal opportunity for parents to let go of their task-focused daily agendas, even if just for a little while. Helicopter parenting, or intensive parenting, includes anticipating and solving children’s problems…
08.05.2019 · From The_Conversation_Australia
Group project experience doesn't automatically translate to competence at collaboration. Challenges are a fact of life. Whether it’s a high-tech company figuring out how to shrink its carbon footprint, or a local community trying to identify new revenue sources, people are continually dealing with problems that require input from others. In the modern world, we face problems that are broad in scope and great in scale of impact – think of trying to understand and identify potential solutions related to climate change, cybersecurity or authoritarian leaders. Bu…
30.04.2019 · From The_Conversation_USA
The impacts of climate change are already being felt across the Pacific, considered to be one of the world’s most-at-risk regions. Small island developing states are mandated extra support under the Paris Agreement. Many are classified as least developed countries, allowing them special access to development funding and loans. Analysis of climate change adaptation projects in the Pacific shows most focus on rural areas, heavy infrastructure and policy development. Clim…
17.04.2019 · From The_Conversation_Australia
Migration is getting increasing attention in Australia, with the Morrison government recently putting the focus on settling migrants in regional areas to ease pressure on the capital cities. Newly released statistics show 79% of Australian population growth was in the capital cities in 2017-18. The population of these cities grew by 307,800, a 1.9% increase. This was nearly twice the growth rate of non-capital-city areas, which gained only 83,200 people – although many regio…
01.04.2019 · From The_Conversation_Australia