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Rebecca Harris

Rebecca Harris

Rebecca Harris is part of the Wellbeing team at Carlton Primary School, Melbourne, with a focus on supporting families as well as students. She recently completed a Graduate Certificate in Developmental Trauma with the Australian Childhood Foundation, and has great interest in trauma informed practice in schools, and the benefit of this practice to all students. In 2016, Rebecca was part of the University of Melbourne’s Community Fellows Program, working on creating a practice manual for Trauma Informed Practice in education.

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School Improvement Episode 20: Vocational training and career pathways
School Improvement Episode 20: Vocational training and career pathways

Tasmanian educator Steve Harrison discusses the hands-on skills that students are learning through the vocational training offered at his school, as well as the broader ‘soft skills’ that they could apply to any future employment opportunities.

Literary festival gets students excited about storytelling
Literary festival gets students excited about storytelling

In an effort to better reach students who aren’t engaged in reading, writing and storytelling, staff at this New South Wales school decided to run a literary festival for Year 7 students, inviting a range of different authors, poets, cartoonists, illustrators and performers to run workshops on the day.

Linking learning spaces to pedagogy
Linking learning spaces to pedagogy

In June, St Joseph’s Nudgee College was named the inaugural winner in the schools category of the Library Design Awards 2017. Here we speak to the architect behind the award-winning library and the teacher librarian who now manages it.

Trauma informed practice in action
Trauma informed practice in action

This school implemented trauma informed practice to support learners with a refugee background, but it’s an approach that’s benefiting all students, staff and parents.

Linking content to students' interests
Linking content to students' interests

Students of all ages are encouraged to learn by the same favourable classroom conditions, as Stephen Keast and Rebecca Cooper explain.

Straighten up

Ergonomic awareness and well-designed furniture and school bags can prevent pain, injury and poor posture for students. Rebecca Leech explains.


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