Student welfare

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Childhood trauma in the classroom
Childhood trauma in the classroom

Mollie Tobin outlines research from neuroscience, psychology and education to highlight new understandings in childhood trauma research and how it can be applied.

The Research Files Episode 21: The impact of Snapchat in education settings
The Research Files Episode 21: The impact of Snapchat in education settings

Teacher talks to University of New England academics Dr Jennifer Charteris and Dr Sue Gregory about their research that looks at the impact of the messaging app Snapchat in education settings, and how schools are responding to issues such as cyber bullying and sexting.

Global Education Episode 9: Classroom wellbeing in Denmark
Global Education Episode 9: Classroom wellbeing in Denmark

Dr Kevin Anthony Perry talks to Teacher magazine about a collaborative research project exploring classroom wellbeing in Denmark.

Student wellbeing - Positive Education
Student wellbeing - Positive Education

'My role as a principal is making certain that we're looking at the whole student.' How one school has embedded a Positive Education program into its curriculum.

Service learning in schools
Service learning in schools

‘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.’

The Research Files Episode 18: A child-centered approach to student wellbeing
The Research Files Episode 18: A child-centered approach to student wellbeing

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.

Student wellbeing: Asking the experts
Student wellbeing: Asking the experts

Young people are the experts in their lives and, as such, should be the ‘key informants on policies affecting them’, a recent report highlights.

Social and emotional learning in schools
Social and emotional learning in schools

Principals, teachers, and the public are increasingly recognising the importance of teaching social and emotional skills to students alongside academic skills.

School climate - the effect on transition
School climate - the effect on transition

Donna Cross and Leanne Lester look at how components of school climate can affect the transition from primary to secondary.

Delaying Kindergarten – the impact on mental health
Delaying Kindergarten – the impact on mental health

Delaying a child’s enrolment to Kindergarten for a year has mental health benefits, according to new research from Stanford University.