‘Warped Views on Reality’: Private Schools are Banning Mobile Phones

Newington College has joined a growing number of schools banning mobile phones, saying they lead to lower concentration, higher stress and "warped views on reality". The inner west school told students to keep phones in their lockers from the beginning of term four after an attempt to encourage boys to use them responsibly failed. But [...]

Student Mental Health

An article last week in the Sunday Telegraph attempted to shine a light on the number of student in NSW who are self-harming. According to the article, two students every week are self harming as a result of bullying or mental health issues. I’m of the opinion that this is grossly underestimating the real number. [...]