Black Dog Institute has partnered with the AFL’s Sydney Swans to deliver free mental health training to high schools across Australia, which will focus on improving the mental health literacy and resilience of students. Read more
The brain is made up of approximately 73 per cent water. It controls movement, memory, speech and the function of many of the body’s vital organs. But in order to do all of that correctly, it needs to remain hydrated. When the brain is dehydrated, it shrinks and needs to work much harder than it does when it is properly hydrated. Read more
Psychologist and cyberpsychology researcher, Jocelyn Brewer, discusses the need for schools and parents to work together to build young people’s digital citizenship skills.
In the period between Years 3 and 7, students with persistent emotional or behavioural problems fall a year behind their peers in numeracy, with similar, although smaller, trends in reading.
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.
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.