Buildings and Grounds
‘The talk’ made easier
'The talk' or talks about confronting issues made easier with recently minted resource.
Here’s why monitoring mental health is more important than ever this year
While it’s too soon for any large-scale research on how the coronavirus outbreak will impact our young people in the long-term, we are already seeing mental health issues being exacerbated by the pandemic.
Graham Leddie, Principal at Waverley College
Expert advice for Year 12 assessments
As Year 12 students enter the final leg of an unusually challenging school year the key to coping lies in being adaptable and realising that there’s more than one way to skin a cat.
Screen the screen
Screen time should be shared time
Children are heavy users of screens and they need some guidance as to what is acceptable and where screen use starts to be negative.
Mental health tools for Victorian secondary school students
Free, tailored mental health and wellbeing tools to support students in a tough year.
Autistic students respond badly to remote learning
Autistic students look to be among the worst effected by isolation from their regular learning schedules.
Frenemies can do the most harm – Peer Aggression and Wellbeing Study
Bullying by close friends can be dismissed as horseplay, but when it becomes exclusion or rumour spreading the hurt is amplified.
Why schools should be teaching kids – and themselves – to be e-Smart
According to Australia’s eSafety Commissioner, one in five children have experienced some form of cyberbullying.
Patrick Brennan Deputy Principal – Staff and Student Wellbeing at Waverley College.
Don’t transmit worry to students
With large scale mental health issues on the rise, how do teachers navigate their own worry to help ease the burden on children?
Dr Danielle Einstein
PEACE in Italy
Flinders anti-bullying program's success in Italy
Italian high schools have had success with a South Australian program to help victims of bullying and aggression.
High school sexual harassment common for both sexes
Male students are more likely to experience six out of nine forms of sexual harassment than female students.
Parents give schools an A+ during covid-19 lockdown
The virus has done one thing, parents now hold teachers and the work they do in higher regard since the lockdown and remote schooling.
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