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The Chronicle
Global Health Institute director Michael Merson to step down June 201711 years in his position. Merson, who is also the Wolfgang Joklik professor of
Global Health Institute director Michael Merson to step down June 2017
The Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
11 years in his position. Merson, who is also the Wolfgang Joklik professor of global health and vice chancellor for Duke-National University of Singapore Affairs, became director of the DGHI in 2006. Under his leadership, the institute has become... Read more
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Business Standard India
UN Chief Ban Ki-moon to visit Jaffna during Sri Lanka tripas other government officials. He will be conferred an Honorary Doctorate by S
UN Chief Ban Ki-moon to visit Jaffna during Sri Lanka trip
Business Standard India / Posted 14 hours ago
as other government officials. He will be conferred an Honorary Doctorate by Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the National University of Singapore. In Myanmar, Ban will meet President U Htin Kyaw and Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
As it happens: State Funeral for former President S R Nathan, Aug 26The State Funeral for the late former President S R Nathan will be held at the
As it happens: State Funeral for former President S R Nathan, Aug 26
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 hours ago
The State Funeral for the late former President S R Nathan will be held at the University Cultural Centre (UCC) at National University of Singapore from 3pm to 5pm on Friday (Aug 26). The procession will commence at 2pm, passing landmarks... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
State Funeral Procession for S R Nathan to pass significant landmarkssignificance to Mr Nathan such as City Hall, Fullerton Hotel and NTUC Centre en
State Funeral Procession for S R Nathan to pass significant landmarks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
significance to Mr Nathan such as City Hall, Fullerton Hotel and NTUC Centre en route to the University Cultural Centre at National University of Singapore. The Coffin Bearer Party, comprising nine personnel from the SAF and the SPF, will transfer... Read more
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BBC News
China launches quantum-enabled satellite MiciusSpace Agency and others are also involved in the field. The UK's University of
China launches quantum-enabled satellite Micius
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
Space Agency and others are also involved in the field. The UK's University of Strathclyde has also teamed up with the National University of Singapore to do quantum experiments on board tiny satellites. But China's is by far the most ambitious... Read more
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The Mercury News
UC Berkeley's Bowles Hall 'castle' reopens as select dorm, for $19,000 a yearand built-in academic counsel. Some 30 U.S. colleges now have them, as do the C
UC Berkeley's Bowles Hall 'castle' reopens as select dorm, for $19,000 a year
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
and built-in academic counsel. Some 30 U.S. colleges now have them, as do the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the National University of Singapore. "This is not just a U.S. phenomenon. It's an international phenomenon," said Robert... Read more
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The Mercury News
Not your typical room and board: Castle life returns to UC Berkeleyand built-in academic counsel. Some 30 U.S. colleges now have them, as do the C
Not your typical room and board: Castle life returns to UC Berkeley
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
and built-in academic counsel. Some 30 U.S. colleges now have them, as do the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the National University of Singapore. "This is not just a U.S. phenomenon. It's an international phenomenon," said Robert... Read more
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dna
Singapore's former President SR Nathan to get state funeraltill Friday. A state funeral service will take place from 4:00 PM on Friday at
Singapore's former President SR Nathan to get state funeral
dna / Posted 3 days ago
till Friday. A state funeral service will take place from 4:00 PM on Friday at the University Cultural Centre of the National University of Singapore, it said in a statement. It will be attended by Nathan's family, friends and former... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former President S R Nathan dies, aged 92Singapore's High Commissioner to Malaysia in 1988 and later Singapore's Ambassa
Former President S R Nathan dies, aged 92
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
Singapore's High Commissioner to Malaysia in 1988 and later Singapore's Ambassador to the United States of America from 1990 to 1996. He also served as Singapore's Ambassador-at-Large, and later pro-chancellor of the National University of Singapo... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
S R Nathan a 'pioneer, leader and change agent': NUSSINGAPORE: The National University of Singapore (NUS) has paid tribute to late
S R Nathan a 'pioneer, leader and change agent': NUS
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: The National University of Singapore (NUS) has paid tribute to late former President S R Nathan, calling him a "pioneer, leader and change agent". Mr Nathan served as Chancellor of NUS from 1999 to 2011, during which time he urged the... Read more
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dna
Singapore: Indian-origin former President SR Nathan breathes his last at General Hospitalto the United States of America from 1990 to 1996. Nathan also served as Singa
Singapore: Indian-origin former President SR Nathan breathes his last at General Hospital
dna / Posted 4 days ago
to the United States of America from 1990 to 1996. Nathan also served as Singapore's Ambassador-at-Large, and later pro-chancellor of the National University of Singapore. Nathan was survived by his wife, daughter, son and three gran... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former President S R Nathan dies, aged 92Singapore's High Commissioner to Malaysia in 1988 and later Singapore's Ambassa
Former President S R Nathan dies, aged 92
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
Singapore's High Commissioner to Malaysia in 1988 and later Singapore's Ambassador to the United States of America from 1990 to 1996. He also served as Singapore's Ambassador-at-Large, and later pro-chancellor of the National University of Singapo... Read more
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PhysOrg
Elongation by contraction – pulling forces drive changes in cell shapeand contraction. Cell boundaries are labelled with a fluorescent protein (blue-
Elongation by contraction – pulling forces drive changes in cell shape
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
and contraction. Cell boundaries are labelled with a fluorescent protein (blue-green). Credit: Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore Scientists from the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) at the National University of Singapore... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Driverless flying cars could be here in 10 years, says Airbusthese could be tested thoroughly. Airbus Helicopters recently signed a memoran
Driverless flying cars could be here in 10 years, says Airbus
Computer Business Review / Posted 4 days ago
these could be tested thoroughly. Airbus Helicopters recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) to test drone parcel delivery service at the National University of Singapore campus in... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Airbus to complete a self-driving, flying car prototype next yeara memorandum of understanding allowing Airbus Helicopters to test a drone parce
Airbus to complete a self-driving, flying car prototype next year
techcentral.ie / Posted 4 days ago
a memorandum of understanding allowing Airbus Helicopters to test a drone parcel delivery service on the campus of the National University of Singapore in mid-2017, according to the company. “We need to prepare for the greater use of unmanned... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Earn and Learn Programme launched for energy and chemicals sectorDiploma in Chemical Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic, and will have the o
Earn and Learn Programme launched for energy and chemicals sector
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
Diploma in Chemical Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic, and will have the opportunity to pursue a related degree in the National University of Singapore and the Singapore Institute of Technology-Newcastle University with exemptions in selected... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Homework helicopter parents leave kids scared of making mistakeschildren grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
Homework helicopter parents leave kids scared of making mistakes
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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New Kerala
Quantum satellite: Singapore's giant leap - newkerala.com #107019having helped the city-state demonstrate this capability. The 1.65 kg Galassia
Quantum satellite: Singapore's giant leap - newkerala.com #107019
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
having helped the city-state demonstrate this capability. The 1.65 kg Galassia nano-satellite, built by researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS), carried a science payload of the size of a shoe box containing the basic components... Read more
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PhysOrg
Urbanization affects diets of butterfliesMr. Anuj Jain from the NUS Department of Biological Sciences conducting studies
Urbanization affects diets of butterflies
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
Mr. Anuj Jain from the NUS Department of Biological Sciences conducting studies on butterflies. Credit: National University of Singapore A study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) revealed that most tropical... Read more
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Canberra Times
Intrusive parents make kids self-critical, anxious and depressedChildren with intrusive parents are self-critical, anxious and, in some cases,
Intrusive parents make kids self-critical, anxious and depressed
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
Children with intrusive parents are self-critical, anxious and, in some cases, depressed, according to a study by the National University of Singapore. The findings were backed by Australian academics, including Mark Dadd, director of the Child... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Constitutional Commission completes review of Elected Presidencyof dollars, and assessing the fitness of people slated for key appointments. I
Constitutional Commission completes review of Elected Presidency
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
of dollars, and assessing the fitness of people slated for key appointments. In their submissions, AWARE as well as National University of Singapore adjunct law professor Kevin Tan said that too much emphasis has been put on the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Decision to suspend student-organised freshmen activities made 'carefully': Ong Ye KungSINGAPORE: The decision to suspend and not cancel or ban student-organised orie
Decision to suspend student-organised freshmen activities made 'carefully': Ong Ye Kung
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
SINGAPORE: The decision to suspend and not cancel or ban student-organised orientation activities at the National University of Singapore (NUS), was made "carefully" following discussions with the university, said Acting Minister for Education... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Commentary: The roles and reality of Singapore’s Elected Presidencyof our political landscape for the foreseeable future. Dr Kevin Tan, an Adjunc
Commentary: The roles and reality of Singapore’s Elected Presidency
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
of our political landscape for the foreseeable future. Dr Kevin Tan, an Adjunct Professor with the Faculty of Law at the National University of Singapore, was among the 19 groups and individuals who gave their views at the public hearings before... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Harvard tops Chinese ranking of best universities71st place, in the "Academic Ranking of World Universities" compiled by the ind
Harvard tops Chinese ranking of best universities
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
71st place, in the "Academic Ranking of World Universities" compiled by the independent Shanghai Ranking Consultancy. The National University of Singapore also entered the top 100 for the first time, tying for 83rd, it said. For the top 10,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Harvard tops Chinese ranking of best universities71st place, in the “Academic Ranking of World Universities” compiled by the ind
Harvard tops Chinese ranking of best universities
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
71st place, in the “Academic Ranking of World Universities” compiled by the independent Shanghai Ranking Consultancy. The National University of Singapore also entered the top 100 for the first time, tying for 83rd, it said. For the top 10,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Harvard tops Chinese ranking of best universities71st place, in the “Academic Ranking of World Universities” compiled by the ind
Harvard tops Chinese ranking of best universities
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
71st place, in the “Academic Ranking of World Universities” compiled by the independent Shanghai Ranking Consultancy. The National University of Singapore also entered the top 100 for the first time, tying for 83rd, it said. For the top 10,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Harvard tops Chinese ranking of best universities71st place, in the "Academic Ranking of World Universities" compiled by the ind
Harvard tops Chinese ranking of best universities
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
71st place, in the "Academic Ranking of World Universities" compiled by the independent Shanghai Ranking Consultancy. The National University of Singapore also entered the top 100 for the first time, tying for 83rd, it said. For the top 10,... Read more
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The Economic Times
How next-gen women entrepreneurs are scaling up traditional businessescountries. The result was Antara Senior Living. The idea, says Vachani who stu
How next-gen women entrepreneurs are scaling up traditional businesses
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
countries. The result was Antara Senior Living. The idea, says Vachani who studied politics and South Asian studies at the National University of Singapore and strategy management at the London School of Economics, is based on creating communities... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Parliament to discuss AGO findings, orientation games, defective train recallthe trains are sent back for repair. In light of the "sexualised" activities f
Parliament to discuss AGO findings, orientation games, defective train recall
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
the trains are sent back for repair. In light of the "sexualised" activities found during orientation activities at the National University of Singapore, Tanjong Pagar GRC MP Chia Shi-Lu will ask if any students or staff have been found guilty... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Different kinds of leases for new HDB flats under consideration: MNDthrough what is the best way to have HDB living in the city centre," said Mr Wo
Different kinds of leases for new HDB flats under consideration: MND
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
through what is the best way to have HDB living in the city centre," said Mr Wong, speaking at a forum organised by the National University of Singapore Students' Political Association. "We don't have a good solution yet but we are thinking... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rising number of students with special needs in mainstream schools(Photo: Vanessa Lim) It is not just about hanging out with friends. Sherman, w
Rising number of students with special needs in mainstream schools
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
(Photo: Vanessa Lim) It is not just about hanging out with friends. Sherman, who hopes to read computer science at the National University of Singapore, is also making the most out of his time in school. “There are some things you won’t know... Read more
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Rappler
Debunking LGBT myths and why policing homosexuality is a jokeexactly how the AILA’s framing strategy is. – Rappler.com Hendri Yulius obtain
Debunking LGBT myths and why policing homosexuality is a joke
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
exactly how the AILA’s framing strategy is. – Rappler.com Hendri Yulius obtained his Master’s in public policy from the National University of Singapore, is the writer of Coming Out and a lecturer of gender and sexuality studies. He is currently... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Airbus Developing Aerial Concepts To Ease Urban Traffic Congestionof Understanding with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore to test a drone
Airbus Developing Aerial Concepts To Ease Urban Traffic Congestion
The Aero-News Network / Posted 18 days ago
of Understanding with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore to test a drone parcel service on the campus of the National University of Singapore by the middle of next year. The magazine reports that engineers at Airbus Helicopters have... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Monday, August 8, 2016children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
Monday, August 8, 2016
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 18 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Monday, August 8, 2016children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
Monday, August 8, 2016
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 18 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Monday, August 8, 2016children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
Monday, August 8, 2016
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 18 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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New Kerala
Protein key to combating lung cancer identified - newkerala.com #101502to treat all patients. The study was led by Professor Daniel Tenen, Director o
Protein key to combating lung cancer identified - newkerala.com #101502
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
to treat all patients. The study was led by Professor Daniel Tenen, Director of Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at National University of Singapore and his associate at Elena Levantini at Harvard Stem Cell Institute. In a pre-clinical... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
STATE OF THE NATION: Sunday, August 7, 2016children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
STATE OF THE NATION: Sunday, August 7, 2016
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 19 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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The North West Star
Sunday, August 7, 2016children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
Sunday, August 7, 2016
The North West Star / Posted 19 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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Daily Liberal
STATE OF THE NATION: Sunday, August 7, 2016children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
STATE OF THE NATION: Sunday, August 7, 2016
Daily Liberal / Posted 19 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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The Border Mail
Sunday, August 7, 2016children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
Sunday, August 7, 2016
The Border Mail / Posted 19 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
STATE OF THE NATION: Sunday, August 7, 2016children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
STATE OF THE NATION: Sunday, August 7, 2016
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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The Courier
STATE OF THE NATION: Sunday, August 7, 2016children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
STATE OF THE NATION: Sunday, August 7, 2016
The Courier / Posted 19 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Sunday, August 7, 2016children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 19 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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The Young Witness
STATE OF THE NATION: Sunday, August 7, 2016children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
STATE OF THE NATION: Sunday, August 7, 2016
The Young Witness / Posted 19 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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Western Advocate
STATE OF THE NATION: Sunday, August 7, 2016children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
STATE OF THE NATION: Sunday, August 7, 2016
Western Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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Kiama Independent
STATE OF THE NATION: Sunday, August 7, 2016children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
STATE OF THE NATION: Sunday, August 7, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 19 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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Manning River Times
Sunday, August 7, 2016children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Manning River Times / Posted 19 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Homework helicopter parents leave kids scared of making mistakeschildren grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
Homework helicopter parents leave kids scared of making mistakes
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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The Courier
Homework helicopter parents leave kids scared of making mistakeschildren grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-
Homework helicopter parents leave kids scared of making mistakes
The Courier / Posted 20 days ago
children grow up in an era of NAPLAN-fuelled academic competitiveness. A five-year study of primary school children by the National University of Singapore found that children with intrusive parents became increasingly self-critical as they got... Read more
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