Health & wellbeing for students, teachers, principals - Education Matters

Inaugural education summit celebrates connection through sport

The inaugural AFL Schools Education Summit has celebrated connection through sport, presenting 14 teachers with individual awards, announcing a new-look website launching on 1 November, and hinting at a pre-school offering with age-appropriate resources coming in 2024.
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Dare to be a rockstar

When Peta Jeppesen became overwhelmed in her role as a school principal and needed support, she found the resources on offer were inadequate, or simply did not exist. Like any good entrepreneur, she set to work developing a better solution and started her own teacher wellbeing program, Beyond the Classroom.
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Football Australia Sporting Schools FIFA Womens World Cup

Football Australia: The chance of a lifetime

In the lead up to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World CupTM Australia and New Zealand, Football Australia has introduced school football programs aimed at encouraging students to learn the game, immerse themselves in Australia’s beloved football culture, and make history as part of this sporting event.
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Scott Harris Crashing into potential

Crashing into potential: The power of resilience

Professor John Hattie and Mr Scott B Harris explain how to implement the core principles of Harris’s CRASHING INTO POTENTIAL program in the classroom to help students build resilience and develop a growth mindset.
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