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Positive psychology: a pathway to principal wellbeing and resilience

The solution to maintaining the health and wellbeing of school principals.

Instructional leader, human resource manager, financial planner, strategic advisor, counsellor, staff and parent mediator, mentor, coach and keynote speaker; the role of the school principal is as challenging and emotionally demanding as it is rewarding.
The ACU’s 2015 Australian Principal Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Survey (PHWS) found that when compared to the general population, Read More


15 Feb 2017 | QLD
Students study education to improve the world News Image

Teaching offers unique opportunities to be influential and many school leavers are pursuing Education Degrees with a desire to make a difference and improve the world through education. Read More

15 Feb 2017 | NT
2016 NT Year 12 student exhibition News Image

Exit Art is a collaboration of the talents and creativity from Northern Territory Year 12 students. Developed in partnership with the Northern Territory Department of Education, Exit Art reflects the diversity of NT's young artists. Read More

14 Feb 2017 | Australia
Principal Health Wellbeing Survey: long hours but job satisfaction News Image

The 2016 Australian Principal Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Survey reveals long hours and high levels of job demands with an alarming increase in offensive behaviour, but high job satisfaction. Read More

13 Feb 2017 | Australian Catholic University
New Director at the Institute of Child Protection Studies News Image

The Australian Catholic University has appointed Prof Daryl Higgins as Director of the Institute of Child Protection Studies, a nationally recognised centre of research in the field of child, youth and family welfare. Read More

10 Feb 2017 | VIC
'Loophole' that allows kids to drink alcohol in Vic pubs could be closed News Image

FARE is calling on VIC government to close a loophole that allows children to drink alcohol in Victorian pubs. FARE says the government has failed to address alcohol’s significant contribution to family and domestic violence. Read More

9 Feb 2017 | NSW
Student teachers to learn Dad's potential News Image

The University of Newcastle’s (UON) DADEE (Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered) program is involving student teachers to evaluate its broader community impact and maintain its sustainability. Read More

9 Feb 2017 | Australia
Senior school students to get Meningococcal W vaccine News Image

A one year free school-based vaccination program for Meningococcal W for 15 to 19 year olds will commence in term two for schools in Victoria and NSW. In recent years the prevalence of the W strain has increased significantly across Australia. Read More

7 Feb 2017 | Australia
BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards News Image

The winners for the 2017 BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards have been announced. These  Awards reward young people, and their teachers, who have undertaken projects in STEM subjects.  Read More

6 Feb 2017 | Australia
Sunnies on in the sun News Image

Most people are aware of how damaging UV exposure is for the skin, but less aware of the devastating impact that sun exposure can have on eyes. RANZCO warns parents and schools to ensure that children’s eyes are protected. Read More

6 Feb 2017 | Australia
Student engagement improves classroom learning News Image

When students are engaged in class, they learn more. Australia’s education system needs comprehensive reform to improve widespread student disengagement in the classroom, according to a new Grattan Institute report. Read More

3 Feb 2017 | Australia
More families choosing public school option News Image

New figures from ABS show a small increase in the amount of students attending government schools, up from 2014. Enrolments at Catholic schools fell slightly but remained steady at independent schools. Read More

2 Feb 2017 | NSW
Three people stabbed at Sydney school News Image

A student has been arrested after a teacher and two other students were stabbed at Bonnyrigg High School, in Sydney's west. Police said the school was put into lockdown after the incident. Read More