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Let’s get our kids active and fit together!

Let’s get our kids active and fit together!

Sporting Schools tackles the challenge of getting school children to develop a lifelong love of sport. Getting children to develop a lifelong love of sport has to start sooner rather than later. To tackle this challenge, the Australian Government is investing $100 million into the Sporting Schools programme to give our children greater opportunities to [...]
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Schools need more time for play, not less

Schools need more time for play, not less

Play has an important role in human development and thus the provision of quality play opportunities is an integral part of a good learning environment, writes Barbara Champion, Executive Director, Play Australia. Historically schools in Australia have understood the importance of outdoor play for children throughout the years, but unfortunately this is no longer the [...]
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For students to flourish we must cherish teachers

Teacher wellbeing is critical to student wellbeing and if we are serious about our children doing well we must cherish our teachers, writes Dr Sue Roffey.    “All young people are loved and safe, have material basics, are healthy, are learning and participating and have a positive sense of identity and culture.” This is the [...]
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