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Are Schools Really Well Placed To Help?

In last weekend’s Sydney Morning Herald, I read an article that stated, “Homophobic bullying rife in high school PE lessons.” The article went on to say that a study funded by beyondblue, found 98 per cent of students had heard casual homophobia in their PE classes, while more than 80 per cent heard it frequently. [...]

A weighty issue

A weighty issue…   Last week there was a call from prominent Australian doctor for schools to include students’ Body Mass Index (BMI) scores on their report cards.   The idea behind this is to “stimulate discussion” between parents, teachers and – presumably – kids about their health and in particular, their weight.   I [...]

By |2012-12-11T00:29:17+11:00December 7th, 2012|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments