A new Mission Australia and Black Dog Institute report has analysed Mission Australia Youth Survey findings from 2012-20 to better understand psychological distress faced by 15- to 19-year-olds in Australia. Data show there has been a significant increase in the proportion of young people experiencing mental health challenges. Find out more in today’s infographic.
Whether it's completing homework assignments, preparing for exams, or being required to study remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, teenage students often need to complete school work at home. But, how many have access to a desk and a quiet place to study? What about those from the most disadvantaged backgrounds?
Each year, in the Teacher survey, we ask our readers to share one piece of advice they'd give to a fellow educator. Here, we share some responses from our 2020 survey on the topic of working collaboratively with students.
We’re delighted to let you know our annual reader survey is opening today. It’s the seventh year in a row we have invited you to share your feedback, and this year, if you complete our survey you’ll go into the draw to win a $500 VISA prepaid gift card.
How many adults experience sleep problems? What are the financial and health costs? And, what can help to improve our chances of getting a good night's sleep? Find out in this infographic.
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Teachers can have a key influence on the career choices of young people, so knowing their attitudes towards STEM can help us understand how students are being influenced in the school environment. Here, we share results of a survey capturing teacher attitudes towards STEM.
A new study has explored job titles and descriptions for school librarian jobs advertised in the United States and Australia to assess the emphasis placed on a school librarian’s role in promoting reading for pleasure. Researchers found ‘Australian school librarians are far more likely to be expected to foster reading for pleasure’.
Looking for inspiration for a book to pick up these school holidays? In this infographic, we share the 10 books most frequently borrowed from the adult fiction section in libraries across Australia and New Zealand in the past year.
More than 900 students aged 13 and above were surveyed about ‘the prevalence of peer-on-peer sexual harassment and sexual violence, including online, in their lives and the lives of their peers’ as part of a rapid review in the UK. Here, we share how boys and girls responded, which shows boys were much less likely to think these things occurred.