Saving Kids One Case at a Time
Eagles RAPS provides an invidualised, flexible program that is keeping disadvantaged kids in education. Mental health and well being for each student are priorities. The program develops an individual learning plan which speaks to the students' academic needs, looks at problematic attitudes and behaviours and seeks to encourage, motivate and create a sense of belief. Read more
Gwynne Park Primary – a Whole School Wellness Program
Gwynne Park Primary to the south of Perth was an early mover in establishing a wellness program for its campus, it takes a whole school approach and makes its students’ mental health a primary concern, up there with learning.
Teaching ‘Soft Skills’ Matters More than Ever
Technology is arguably not the most crucial thing we can teach in schools today, nor even are the specialist subjects or technical skills that begin to funnel students towards their chosen vocation.
Going Back to Mathematical Basics Won't Help Students
Acting Education Minister Stuart Robert's recent comments about how students should be taught the basics of mathematics before inquiry-based problem-solving oversimplifies the mathematical curriculum.
What Happened to You? Trauma-informed Behaviour Support in Schools
Schools today are grappling with many complex social issues which can impact negatively on student wellbeing and achievement. Parents and the wider community are rightly concerned about bullying, perceptions of pervasive disrespect and aggression, and other anti-social behaviours. Meanwhile, teachers worry about student welfare and the effects of mental health conditions and exposure to trauma on learning and achievement. Read more
Amplify – Music Lessons Featuring Working Musicians
Music connects people and activates brains and creativity, but it can be overlooked, teachers have to be found and lessons created, or do they?
Know Your Drone!
Drones are everywhere and while they can be great fun to play with the technology is becoming increasingly essential in any number of professions and applications.