Change your mind about change
We are frequently reminded of the increasing pace of change. Economic, technological and societal change are global forces of disruption, which have significant implications for all organisations. Read more
Why we need to teach students about skin cancer prevention
One of the lesser known facts about melanoma is that it’s the most common form of cancer affecting young Australians aged 15-24.
No Failure Learning: growing the skills and knowledge in every student
From the archive – Most of the teachers and other staff in schools are motivated by the moral intent of doing good for the students in our care, and this has pushed our exploration of no failure learning in our schools. Firstly, we are concerned about the social justice inequities of the curriculum and pedagogy that seems designed to maintain the societal stratification.
Screen time should be shared time
We are all deeply involved with screens, a large proportion of our waking lives is spent looking into them. They’re essential for many activities but there’s a difference between what is useful and what is damaging.
Literacy rates are in decline. Let’s do something about it
If you've been working in education over the last decade, you probably already know what the data is now telling us. Australia's high school students just aren't writing at the same level as they once were.
Talk-and-Walk-a-Thon to build connections and beat isolation
Peer Support Australia’s annual Talk-and-Walk-a-Thon has returned during a time when 40 per cent of young people report concern for their mental health.
Mental health tools for Victorian secondary school students
As Victorian secondary school students draw closer to the examinations season of a tough year, Smiling Mind has announced new free, tailored mental health support tools aimed at Year 10–12 students.