A novel mental health program improves teenagers’ ability to recognise and support friends who might be at risk of suicide, according to new research from the University of Melbourne.
Finnish educator and Gonski Institute Professor, Dr Pasi Sahlberg, sheds light on the smartphone in schools debate and reveals why he believes a blanket ban isn’t the answer.
Developed for schools and early learning centres, a new mental wellbeing toolkit aims to maximise the mental wellbeing of students and prevent the development of mental health conditions.
The changing nature of work is impacting the mental health and wellbeing of young people, and causing high levels of exam stress among students, according to the newly released ‘Ready or Not’ report by ReachOut and EY. Read more
The Institute of Positive Education at Geelong Grammar School has launched its new Positive Education Enhanced Curriculum (PEEC). Centred on student wellbeing, it has been designed together with developmental psychologists in the field of positive psychology.
The use of school suspension and expulsion to exclude students from school presents a major dilemma for staff, writes student wellbeing expert Sheryl Hemphill. She discusses recent research that aimed at reducing school exclusion.