Student welfare

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Infographic: Student perspectives on making school a better place
Infographic: Student perspectives on making school a better place

Almost 14,000 children aged 8-12 responded to the prompt, ‘the world would be better if…’ as part of a project run by South Australia’s Commissioner for Children and Young People. In this infographic, we share some of their responses.

Teacher Staffroom Episode 42: Gaming in primary school
Teacher Staffroom Episode 42: Gaming in primary school

Video games are a favourite pastime of both children and adults alike, and schools are therefore using them to engage students in their lessons. This month on Teacher, we published a reader submission that explored how digital gaming motivates Indigenous learners in primary school. In today’s episode, we share highlights from this piece and more.

Researching education: 5 further readings on inclusive environments for gender diversity
Researching education: 5 further readings on inclusive environments for gender diversity

In our most recent annual reader survey, many of you told us you’d like more content on the topic of student wellbeing. In this edition of Researching education: 5 further readings, we share 5 readings on the topic of gender diversity in schools from researchers in Australia and overseas.

Cyberbullying intervention – practical considerations for teachers
Cyberbullying intervention – practical considerations for teachers

In this year’s Teacher survey, lots of you wanted more information on how best to support students targeted by cyberbullying. Dr Roberta Thompson is a Research Fellow at the Griffith Institute for Educational Research. Here, she discusses strategies to help teachers feel more confident in dealing with cyberbullying, related research findings, and helpful resources.

Behaviour Management Episode 13: Professor Ken Rigby on bullying in schools
Behaviour Management Episode 13: Professor Ken Rigby on bullying in schools

Our guest for this episode of our Behaviour Management podcast series is Professor Ken Rigby – Adjunct Professor at the University of South Australia and a leading international researcher in the area of bullying in schools.

Q&A: School students’ connecting with experts on climate change
Q&A: School students’ connecting with experts on climate change

In this Q&A, Teacher speaks to Dr Gabi Mocatta about the Curious Climate Schools project. The initiative connects experts with schools so that students can have their questions about climate change answered.

Teacher Staffroom Episode 41: Teacher welfare
Teacher Staffroom Episode 41: Teacher welfare

This month at Teacher, we’ve shared a range of content on teacher welfare – from how to access supports at your school, to coping with violence from students. In this episode of Teacher Staffroom, we bring you up to date on these stories and more highlights from October.

Q&A: Practicing Restorative Justice in schools
Q&A: Practicing Restorative Justice in schools

In the second part of a Q&A with Teacher, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education Culture and Society at Monash University, Dr Kristin Reimer, explains how a Restorative Justice Framework can be understood and used within a school context.

Education Q&A: What is a Restorative Justice Framework?
Education Q&A: What is a Restorative Justice Framework?

In this Q&A, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education Culture and Society at Monash University, Dr Kristin Reimer, unpacks the philosophical framework of Restorative Justice and how this framework can be understood within a school context.

Action research: School-based interventions for student mental health
Action research: School-based interventions for student mental health

Last year, staff at Skillset Senior College investigated the impact of school-based interventions on student mental health. The research findings have recently been published. In this article, we speak to Dr Martin Hughes about the interventions and the positive impact of the action research project on students and staff.