Student Mental Health: A University Crisis?
University years often coincide with the critical transitional period, between the ages of 17 and 25 years, when mental health problems are most likely to onset. Students need to be equipped with the expectations and skills to cope with the challenges of life at university and that requires a whole university approach. Read more
Using Social Media to Bring English Teaching into the Present
Blogs, Youtube comments or emails all involve writing, the format is brief, punchy and often involves humour or sarcasm, and those are skills that need to be mastered if you're to be an effective writer.
Down, Down, Maths Performance Is...
Once, twenty years ago we were 11th in the world in maths according to the OECD, now Australian secondary students are languishing in 29th place out of 38 countries, according to the most recent statistics.
Being You is Enough
Anxiety and depression are common mental health issues among young people and schools and families play an important role in helping them develop protective mechanisms so they are better prepared to face life’s challenges.
The Importance of Extra-curricular Activities to Enhance Student Outcomes
Most educational outcomes are measured using metrics that reflect student academic performance, and increasingly leadership and teaching performance. A range of factors that influence student outcomes have been identified by studies.
More Attention Needed – Supporting Kids with ADHD in Schools
With high-profile figures like Jamie Oliver and Dave Grohl going public about having ADHD, we're seeing a surge in adults being diagnosed with it.
National Excellence in Teaching Awards Nominations Now Open
Parents, students and schools are invited to nominate extraordinary educators for a National Excellence in Teaching Award.