A three-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Ruben is enriching the experience of school for many students at Quakers Hill High School. In today’s article, Ruben’s owner, Special Education Teacher Margie Beange, shares their story.
Chief Scientist at Black Dog Institute Professor Helen Christensen joins Teacher to discuss the newest phase of research at the Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention. The research targets schools and is aiming to work towards preventing suicide through the use of digital technology.
Can therapy dogs decrease anxiety and stress in students, and improve school attendance? These are just some of the questions Monash University academics Dr Linda Henderson and Dr Christine Grove from the Faculty of Education are trying to answer as they push for more research in this area.
School leadership is an increasingly complex role and research suggests the demands certainly take their toll on the health and wellbeing of principals. Associate Professor Philip Riley joins The Research Files to discuss the latest findings of the Australian Principal Occupational Health, Safety & Wellbeing Survey.
The best schools of all types know their students as learners and as people, according to Professor Stephen Dinham. In today’s video, he also discusses why students essentially want teachers who care and are fair.
In this episode of The Research Files we visit the University of Queensland to speak with Professor Annemaree Carroll and Dr Julie Bower, to find out about a teacher wellbeing study looking at the impact of two stress intervention programs.
‘We know that self-concept or self-esteem has a significant effect on student learning but the mistake we’ve made is to try and boost student self-esteem and self-concept artificially and that doesn’t work,’ Professor Stephen Dinham shares with Jo Earp in today’s video.
School improvement is very much a collaborative effort. At this distance education school, staff are invited to pursue their own ideas for teaching and learning projects through a Learning Innovation Team.
While parents and carers are largely responsible for laying the foundations of lifelong good health in their children, schools also have a unique opportunity to tackle obesity in childhood.
'It is important that staff feel valued and a sense of belonging.' In this Q&A, Therese Joyce shares some of the strategies being used to support staff wellbeing at her school.