As ANZ recruits people with autism for for their cybersecurity department, Lateline discusses the benefits and challenges of hiring people on the spectrum with ANZ's Matt Ormiston, DXC Technology's Michael Fieldhouse, La Trobe University's Cheryl Dissanayake, and two employees with ASC.
An Australian-Dutch study in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology has found that children who are encouraged to take chances exhibit lower levels of anxiety and are more resilient. Co-author Macquarie University's Jennifer Hudson contrasts challenging parenting behaviour to so-called helicopter parents.
Australia's most successful sportswomen open up to Kelli Underwood in Breaking Ground. The series showcases raw and emotional sit-down interviews with Layne Beachley, Cathy Freeman, Dawn Fraser, Jana Pittman, Louise Sauvage, Liz Ellis and Sam Stosur. From where they started, to how they got there, hear the funny stories and understand the barriers they had to overcome on their way to becoming sporting icons.
In this series of specials for the UK's Channel 4, top surgeons carried out life-changing operations in front of a studio audience, broadcast on live TV. While performing brain surgery on a patient who remained awake, open heart surgery, keyhole stomach repair and pituitary tumour removal, the surgeons answered questions from television viewers at home sent to the studio via Twitter, Facebook and by phone, as well as from the studio audience.
Men Of Wood And Foam tells the story of the birth of the surf boom in Australia, a golden decade when surfing was transformed into a sport and culture with its own music, movies, fashions and heroes. Underpinning this transition was a small group of surfboard artisans who set up their primitive factories in a former market garden at Brookvale, close to the favoured wave spots of Dee Why Point and Fairy Bower. These pioneers became known as 'The Brookvale Six'.
Life can be complicated when we think about all the things we don't have. Here's a simple way to reset your brain: say thank you for all the wonderful things you have and feel yourself become more motivated and optimistic.
The market for skin lightening cosmetics is reported to be worth millions - and journalist Anita Rani is on a journey to find out why. Starting in her own family, with her mother's preference for lighter skin, she explores the pressures within the Asian community that have lead to a growing number of people opting to lighten up. Skin lightening cosmetics are available both legally and illegally worldwide.
Resilience, rights and respectful relationships can be modelled at school to inform students about positive relationships at school, home and the world. Share this playlist that focuses on building positive relationships.
Classrooms are where respect and equality can be modelled as well as inform young people about violence and how it can be prevented. Share this playlist which focuses on building respectful relationships.
Bullying sucks whether it is online, at school or in a workplace, there is no space for it in our lives. Find more about bullying experiences and how to combat issues related to bullying in this playlist.
There is no space for bullying, whether it is in the playground, classroom or online. No way! View this collection, which deals with all aspects of bullying and how it can be prevented. (ACPPS074,VCHPEP092,VCHPEP109)