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.
The National Excellence in School Leadership’s (NESLI) Staff Wellbeing Toolkit is having a significant and positive impact on school staff around Australia, according to a new report measuring the efficacy of the support program.
Almost one in three principals are experiencing dangerously high levels of stress, according to the results of the latest Australian Principal Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Survey released on 27 February 2019.
A free national program is helping to generate greater awareness around student mental health and assist teachers to introduce mindfulness into the classroom through a range of guided meditations and activities, tailored to each year level.
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.
A new teaching resource aims to educate young people about many of the topical issues they want addressed, but often feel too uncomfortable to ask.