Student exam stress is a concern according to new data by youth mental health service ReachOut, with almost two thirds of young people experiencing worrying levels of exam stress, and one in 10 suffering extreme exam stress.
Poor mental health among principals is a growing concern, with issues related to stress, anxiety and depression becoming all too commonplace. This has sparked the creation of a range of resources that aim to support school leaders into a brighter, healthier future.
A series of ground-breaking, evidence-based live seminars that aim to boost the mental health of Australia’s young people are being held across Australia, bringing together some of the nation’s leading wellbeing experts.
Finalists in Interrelate’s 2019 Say No To Bullying Poster Competition were honoured during a ceremony at Government House, with an 11-year-old student from Lennox Head Public School named the winner for her artwork depicting this year’s theme Be Kind, Lend a Hand.
An independent report has found Victoria’s Principal Health and Wellbeing Strategy is delivering positive results. Over four years, $51 million has been invested to extend and expand initiatives into ongoing services for principals.
Peter Goss, School Education Program Director at the Grattan Institute, sheds light on how poor mental health and low wellbeing harms student learning outcomes.