Strengthening School Culture through Trauma-Informed Strategies in the Northern Territory
Malak Primary School in the Northern Territory has gone from a school where it was a task to keep students in class and where there was an unacceptably high level of suspensions to one that has become a serene place of learning. This was achieved by understanding the impacts of childhood trauma, focussing on who experiences it and why and how it impacts behaviour and learning. Read more
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