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Environment tops young people’s concerns
Environment tops young people’s concerns

What are the personal challenges facing your students before they even make it to school? What are the national issues they are worried about? According to new research, the environment is now the number one concern for young people. Mental health remains high on the list and they’re also being impacted by financial concerns and housing instability.

Safer Internet Day 2023: A global day of action
Safer Internet Day 2023: A global day of action

Research by eSafety tells us that 45% of Australian children said they were treated in a hurtful or nasty way online in the past year. This Safer Internet Day, Australia’s eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant is encouraging every Australian to moderate their own online behaviour to help stem the negativity and abuse that permeate many parts of the internet.

Privacy concerns for school students
Privacy concerns for school students

Student storytelling can often give a glimpse into what’s happening in their lives, their interests and passions, and the issues that are on their mind. The latest instalment of the Australian Children’s Word of the Year reveals online safety is a top concern for students.

Researching education: 5 further readings on leadership
Researching education: 5 further readings on leadership

What leadership styles were important for principals as they navigated the challenges associated with COVID-19? How can school leaders partner with community to bring sustained change? In this edition of Researching education: 5 further readings, we share 5 readings on the topic of leadership, which address these questions.

School Assembly Episode 6: Building a team
School Assembly Episode 6: Building a team

School Assembly is the podcast that explores what it takes to build a new school from the ground up. In Series 1 we’re following Principal Dr Ray Boyd and Associate Principal Rachael Lehr as they navigate the exciting and challenging journey in Western Australia. It’s the start of the school year and Dayton Primary School is about to open its doors to the first students. Episode 6 is all about building the foundation staff.

Students’ innovative solutions to global sustainability issues
Students’ innovative solutions to global sustainability issues

Six high schools from across the world have been named winners of the 2023 Zayed Sustainability Prize for their innovative solutions to sustainability issues and will take home their share of a US $600,000 prize pool to continue their work.

Teacher resources: Key events to help plan your lessons in 2023
Teacher resources: Key events to help plan your lessons in 2023

The new school year is set to begin here in Australia so educators around the country will be starting to think about all the significant events and themes to tie into their lesson planning this year. To make things easier for you, we’ve rounded up some of the key dates to add into your calendar to ensure you don’t miss them.

Teacher Staffroom Episode 43: Leading you into 2023
Teacher Staffroom Episode 43: Leading you into 2023

As many of you prepare to settle into another school year, we’ve been looking at the topic of leadership for our first week back of brand-new content. In this first podcast episode for 2023, we get you up to speed on these leadership stories, and also some highlights from content we’ve recently published.

Teacher’s Bookshelf: Ecosystem Leadership
Teacher’s Bookshelf: Ecosystem Leadership

Ecosystem Leadership: an approach for schools, written by Neil Barker, provides practical, hands-on activities to assist school leaders in developing collective leadership skills and practices. In this exclusive extract from the book, Barker is discussing the importance of understanding your school’s unique context and creating a leadership approach that is aligned with the needs of that school community.

School leadership: Cultivating collective efficacy
School leadership: Cultivating collective efficacy

What will it take to strengthen the pipeline of educators to take on the complex role of school leadership and cultivate collective efficacy to improve outcomes for all students? That’s the challenge at the heart of the Menzies School Leadership Incubator.