RSL Queensland has launched a free online program which teachers can use to help students build resilience, empathy and improve their physical and mental health. It is available for any school to incorporate into its curriculum, at RSL Education.
RSL Queensland State President Tony Ferris said the module, which is aligned with the Queensland Health and PE curriculum, draws on RSL Queensland’s extensive experience in the areas of mental and physical health.
“We know mental health and wellbeing is an issue not just in the Defence family but across the broader community”, Ferris said.
“This online module gives teachers a range of resources to help our kids build resilience, look after their mental and physical health, understand how they can show empathy and compassion for the people around them, and learn how important rehabilitation is to recover from injury.”
Mr Ferris said the HPE module was designed to be interactive, with activities and content to suit students from Prep to year 12.
“It includes videos, activities and extensive learning guides and teacher notes, and we hope that students and teachers will find it a useful tool in the classroom.”
Find out more at https://rsleducation.com.au/Themes/Health-and-Wellbeing
Breakfasts at school have had a great effect on learning outcomes and it looks like the same goes for lunch according to an investigation of 120 million Indian students. Read More
Ivanhoe Grammar School has opened its University Campus for Year 9 at La Trobe University. It offers a year-long program designed to expose students to the self sufficiency of university life. Read More
Experts have endorsed the announcement that the government will cancel the uni debts of teachers who commit to working for four years in remote indigenous communities and say more must be done to attract locals to teaching. Read More
The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has launched the new $15,000 Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy, part of almost $2m it awards every year. Read More
Yamaha Music Australia’s Great Start Grant is a nationwide initiative with a very generous $60,000 worth of musical instruments given to the winning school and more. Read More