Buildings and Grounds
Emojis a happy face for online feedback
Emojis have been found to be a great motivator for students especially in a home school scenario.
Chilled and considerate
Tips for how teachers can talk to children about COVID-19
The virus has yet to fully go away.
Not just a school issue
Bullying a whole society problem
Bullying isn’t just a school-based problem it’s a whole-of-society issue and needs to be addressed at a community level if it is to be curbed.
More school psychologists
Charles Sturt to deliver NSW school psychologist training
Demand for school psychologists has resulted in and new online course from Charles Sturt Uni.
Next wave of anxiety
Step-by-step guide for teachers in managing a child’s anxiety and worry during COVID-19
In phase two of COVID, we grapple with worries around loss of income, school closures and health concerns.
Dr Danielle Einstein is a leading expert in managing uncertainty
Cyber bullying is evolving
The social media field of play is always changing, there needs to be awareness around new ways of using it to bully.
Motivating the stressed
The impact of trauma on youth motivation
During this tough time we need to tap into motivations that will energise young and guide their mentors, teachers or support crew in the process.
Kathryn Taylor, Turning Point Consulting
Returning students' mental health needs monitoring
A comprehensive online resource to help children to stay mentally healthy is now live.
New Wellbeing Pulse offered to help schools look after students while distance learning continues
Educator Impact has offered its new Wellbeing Pulse tool to help schools look after students while COVID-19 distance learning continues.
Mindfulness practice for the whole family
Smiling Mind, has announced the launch of its Family Program, co created with Medibank, to foster positive mental health habits among Australian families.
Children's books very white
More unicorns than non-white characters in kids’ books
If you are a child from a non-white background you will be more likely to see a dinosaur or a fairy as a main character in the books that you read rather than someone that might look like you.
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