Student Wellbeing

Individuality
Individuality
Free personalised back to school haircuts Time to get ready for a new school year and a haircut is a good place to start, there’s also evidence to support the importance of a cut that matches each child’s individuality.
ATAR
ATAR
How teachers can help keep the ATAR in perspective UTS College Dean of Studies, Tim Laurence says there is life after the HSC.
Tim Laurence
Weekly Pulse check-in takes 60 seconds
Weekly Pulse check-in takes 60 seconds
Early adopters commit to Student Pulse for 2021 Educator Impact's Pulse lets schools monitor each student's wellbeing on a weekly basis  
Mindful
Mindful
12 Maroondah schools sign up for mindfulness program Twelve schools in Melbourne’s east have been given free access to an evidence-based mindfulness program to boost wellbeing and student outcomes.
Well being
Well being
Leading clinical psychologist to help students check their wellbeing Leveraging an easy to use interface Skodel seeks to take the pain out of monitoring student mental health, kids can check in in minutes and a profile of their mental state built over time.
Validate
Validate
Emotional validation is essential for students’ wellbeing – here’s how to make it happen Validation – the polar opposite to invalidation – is one of the most powerful and important tools in any relationship.
Greg Cameron, Psychologist at Waverley College
Communication
Communication
‘The talk’ made easier 'The talk' or talks about confronting issues made easier with recently minted resource.
Exams
Exams
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.
Mental health
Mental health
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
Mental health
Mental health
Mental health tools for Victorian secondary school students Free, tailored mental health and wellbeing tools to support students in a tough year.
Screen the screen
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.
Autism
Autism
Autistic students respond badly to remote learning Autistic students look to be among the worst effected by isolation from their regular learning schedules.
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