At the beginning of March, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull justified his stance in seeking a review of the Safe Schools program, which is designed as an anti-bullying initiative, calling its future into question. Read more
If ever there was a time to strive for improved sex education in secondary schools, it’s now. Jenny Ackland and Justine Kiely-Scott report.
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. Read more
A whole-school approach to well-being is about creating a safe and supportive environment in schools, one that enhances all dimensions of health and the development of students, writes Nicky Sloss.
The good news is that most Australian children experience good mental health. Children also benefit when schools, parents and families focus on improving mental health and wellbeing. This attention improves learning outcomes in classrooms.
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. Read more