Student welfare

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Playgrounds, play, sport and injury - what does the law say?
Playgrounds, play, sport and injury - what does the law say?

Every sport or physical activity carries with it a foreseeable risk of injury, so what should schools do to address that risk. Steve Holden reports.

Self esteem: Caution – do not over-inflate
Self esteem: Caution – do not over-inflate

If we over-inflate our students’ self-esteem, we run the risk that the air will quickly come out of the balloon when they hit the wide world, says Stephen Dinham.

Play it safe
Play it safe

No school playground can ever be 100 per cent safe, but there’s plenty your school can do to make your playground as safe as possible. Steve Holden reports.