Student Wellbeing

Race
Race
Conversations on racism need to start in school, but don’t Children can discuss issues of racism in the classroom and with friends, but parents and teachers are actively avoiding these conversations.
Prevention
Prevention
How can we challenge a conversation if we lack courage? Rachel Downie developed Stymie – harm reporting without fear, the program intends to address our cultural reluctance to speak out when something is wrong.
Mental heath
Mental heath
Chatbot to boost teen mental health at school A new Australian-first chatbot has been launched to provide students with psychoeducational and wellbeing support to encourage positive mental health.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
The importance of fostering the ecosystem of resilience in schools If we think of a school as a natural ecosystem, it’s easy to see why they attract so much attention.
Rochelle Borton
Mental health
Mental health
Education organisations poised to provide mental health support to parent teachers It is vitally important that parents know all of their options for assistance when it comes to child mental health.
Marcela Slepica, Clinical Services Director, AccessEAP
Boy
Boy's mental health
Sports-based resilience training improves mental health in teen boys Ahead of the Game provides athletes with strategies to deal with mental health challenges
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Keeping student wellbeing on the agenda in 2021 Understanding student wellbeing, and how it links to learning, has now become an imperative.
Rochelle Borton
Nutrition
Nutrition
School-provided meals for better nutrition and learning Some 40 per cent of the energy kids consume at school comes from unhealthy food, bikkies, sweets, processed meats...
Mental health
Mental health
Young to get worst of COVID's psychological third wave The worst of the pandemic's psychological impact will fall upon the more vulnerable members of society, the socially disadvantaged and the young.
Edited from report by Lisette Kaleveld, Catherine Bock and Rebekah Maycock-Sayce
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  
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