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Paying it forward for mental health

Grounded in positive psychology and mindfulness-based research, the Grow Your Mind program has sparked a pay it forward movement, where schools and parents are donating the mental health kits to other schools and families in need.

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Positive findings for teacher wellbeing toolkit

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.

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High principal stress levels a major concern

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.

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Bringing mindfulness to students

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.

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Supporting the mental health of teachers

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.

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