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Screens And Brains?

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A recent piece in The Australian (“Technology’s effect on children’s brains isn’t black and white” 25/5) by journalist John White canvassed many views about … Read More »

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Musical.ly – What Parents Really Need To Know!

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As a parent/carer it can be almost impossible to be aware of all the apps and sites that … Read More »

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How Effective Are Your Student Wellbeing Strategies?

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What is social and emotional wellbeing? Social and emotional wellbeing is about happiness and life satisfaction. It is about positive … Read More »

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How To Make Friends

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One way to be happier is to increase the quality of our friendships. Whether you are a sociable person … Read More »

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Understanding Aggression And Violence: A Risk And Protection Approach

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Parents and professionals who work with children often face the issue of aggressive behaviour and how to manage … Read More »

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How An Ancient Art Form Is Helping Students With Digital Citizenship

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The origin of the ancient art form theatre first appears in the 3rd century BC and was used … Read More »

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My Child Is Self-Harming, What Now?  

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I saw cuts on her leg and she told me she had fallen over on sharp grass during … Read More »

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Wellbeing Protective Factors That Are Particularly Important For School Children 

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It’s now estimated that 1 in 7 children experience mental health difficulties. Half of all serious mental health problems … Read More »

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Google’s Efforts To Cultivate Safe And Responsible Digital Behaviours

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Australians are increasingly active online, taking advantage of the economic, social and cultural benefits that the Internet offers. … Read More »

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When Gaming Is Not A Problem 

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One of the most common questions I get asked by parents about gaming addiction is ‘How can I … Read More »

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