‘Too often service is given a polite pat on the back for being “nice” while simultaneously being positioned somewhere to the left of the “serious business of education”. But both research and practice tell a different story.’
Teacher speaks to Associate Professor Gerry Redmond about the Australian Child Wellbeing Project, capturing student voice and the importance of focusing on the middle years of schooling.
Young people are the experts in their lives and, as such, should be the ‘key informants on policies affecting them’, a recent report highlights.
Principals, teachers, and the public are increasingly recognising the importance of teaching social and emotional skills to students alongside academic skills.
Donna Cross and Leanne Lester look at how components of school climate can affect the transition from primary to secondary.
Delaying a child’s enrolment to Kindergarten for a year has mental health benefits, according to new research from Stanford University.
Is there a link between time spent online and wellbeing and attendance? A recent OECD report explored.
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What do students worry about before transitioning into secondary school? A new study, published in the Australian Journal of Education, provides some interesting insights.
An independent study shows 26 per cent of Australians aged 12 to 17 participate in some form of piracy activity.