A circuit-breaking power that allows a child to be moved to a different school for the safety of others is among a raft of changes to education legislation that came into effect in South Australia on 1 July.
Anna Caro, Principal at Lithgow High School in NSW, discusses the high levels of unemployment in the area, and the high levels of mental health issues – particularly anxiety – at the school.
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.
Daniel Walker, Principal and CEO at Canterbury College, speaks with Education Matters about how creating a happy environment, combined with a focus on wellbeing and modern technology, is setting students up for the future.