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How to Use a School Closure to Surge Ahead Academically

The probability of school closures to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is a major challenge for senior school students. It is tempting to view this as an extended holiday with time for crashing out on the couch, watching squillions of episodes of Games of Thrones (again), spending endless hours messaging friends and consuming [...]

By |2020-03-24T17:37:37+11:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Education|0 Comments

How to talk to your children about coronavirus: top 10 questions answered

Don't be afraid to talk to your kids about the pandemic. They need to hear from you. Professor Jennie Hudson, Director of Macquarie University's Centre for Emotional Health, has advice that will help. Your children have definitely heard about coronavirus, and right now they are looking to the adults in their life for guidance. Importantly, [...]

By |2020-03-23T13:30:04+11:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Anxiety|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

5 ways to build a confident mindset in young people

How you think, effects how you feel which in turn leads how you behave. Developing a confident mindset where your thinking is constructive and hopeful, places you at an advantage in your childhood and right through to adulthood. Confident thinking and good social emotional literacy skills are crucial and provide the unwritten rules of getting [...]

By |2020-02-24T15:58:30+11:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Social and Emotional Learning|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Andrew Fuller’s 13 tips to set yourself up for a great year

Make this the year that you will remember for the rest of your life as the time you really set yourself on the pathway to success. There are several sure-fire ways to make this a great year. Build positive relationships with everyone you know Parents, teachers, friends, everyone! One of the ways of reducing your [...]

By |2020-01-29T18:01:13+11:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Engaging and empowering parents after separation

There is a body of research linking parent engagement to improved student learning outcomes in the classroom (Jeynes, 2010; Anderson & Minke 2007). Research has shown that when schools and families work together, children do better, stay in school longer and are more engaged in school. Parent engagement results in longer-term economic, social and emotional [...]

By |2019-11-26T06:18:46+11:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |1 Comment