Student welfare

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Expert Q&A: Relationships and consent education
Expert Q&A: Relationships and consent education

Age-appropriate consent education is a mandatory part of the school curriculum in Australia. In this Q&A, Dannielle Miller OAM discusses the importance of schools working alongside experts, and why it’s a bad idea to have boys and girls in the same space when delivering respectful relationships and consent sessions.

Whole-school considerations to support students’ feelings of safety
Whole-school considerations to support students’ feelings of safety

New analysis of Australian PISA data shows Australian students’ feelings of safety is lowest in areas of the school outside the classroom. In today’s article, Dr Erin Leif from Monash University shares some practical considerations for schools when reflecting on how they can support feelings of safety in all areas of the school grounds

The Research Files Episode 91: The long-term impacts of a sense of school belonging on mental health
The Research Files Episode 91: The long-term impacts of a sense of school belonging on mental health

New research has emphasised the importance of adolescent school belonging as a long-term protective factor that can mitigate against later depression, anxiety, and stress. In this episode of The Research Files we speak to the lead author about the findings and the implications for schools.

Teacher resources: Supporting deaf and hard of hearing students
Teacher resources: Supporting deaf and hard of hearing students

A new survey from Deaf Children Australia (DCA) hopes to inform the development of resources that better support deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students in regional schools. Teacher spoke to DCA CEO David Wilson about the concerns parents of DHH children have raised, and what teachers can do to create a more inclusive school environment.

Teacher Staffroom Episode 55: Meeting students at their point of need
Teacher Staffroom Episode 55: Meeting students at their point of need

In today’s episode of Teacher Staffroom, we’re bringing you up to speed on our latest content on the topic of meeting student needs, including how 5 high-performing education systems are improving student outcomes and how one school is ensuring students are being challenged academically.

Research news: The impact of a healthy breakfast for school students
Research news: The impact of a healthy breakfast for school students

When students arrive at school hungry it can impact their ability to learn. Your school might be running a breakfast club or snack program to tackle the problem, but new research has found there’s more to it than simply providing food.

Infographic: Teacher views on issues facing students
Infographic: Teacher views on issues facing students

How well do you know the issues facing your students? Beyond Blue asked Australian teachers to name the top 3 health issues facing people under 18. In today’s infographic, we look at the 10 most common responses.

School Assembly S2E8: Meeting individual student needs
School Assembly S2E8: Meeting individual student needs

School Assembly is the podcast that explores what it takes to build a new school from the ground up. In Episode 8 of Season 2 we catch up with Bemin Secondary College Principal Jo Camozzato to talk about meeting student needs – including differentiation, subject choices and external partnerships to bolster staff expertise.

Teacher Staffroom Episode 54: Supporting student welfare – vaping, menstruation and anxiety
Teacher Staffroom Episode 54: Supporting student welfare – vaping, menstruation and anxiety

We know supporting a student’s welfare is a priority for school staff. What this looks like can vary based on a school’s needs and context. Recently at Teacher, we’ve been looking at new research into a number of aspects of student welfare and in this episode, we get you up to date on this latest research news.

Infographic: What support do school-aged children want to quit vaping?
Infographic: What support do school-aged children want to quit vaping?

Survey data from the Office of the Advocate for Children and Young People has offered new insights into the ideas school-aged children have to offer support to a young person trying to quit vaping. Find out more in today’s infographic.