Health & Wellbeing Archives - Page 3 of 11 - Education Matters Magazine

Combatting distraction and dependency

Psychologist and cyberpsychology researcher, Jocelyn Brewer, discusses the need for schools and parents to work together to build young people’s digital citizenship skills.

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Pyramid of passion

Positive Education is the science of education that seeks to harness cutting-edge research from social, cognitive, neuro and life sciences; and combine it with world-leading pedagogical and educational practices. David Bott discusses how it is benefitting students all over the world.

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Supporting the mental health of teachers

With a growing number of teachers seeking support for workplace anxiety and stress, mental health experts are encouraging schools, parents and students to consider the impact of their actions on educators.

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At breaking point?

With one in three school leaders generating a red flag when it comes to their mental health, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Philip Riley, from the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education at Australian Catholic University, discusses how principals can identify if they fall into the high-risk category.

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Active modalities to support mental health

Combining cognitive behavioural therapy with therapeutic physical activities and exercises, the MAT Life Skills Program aims to engage students and create a space where they can learn about self-awareness, self-management, social-awareness and respectful relationships.

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