Psychosis: Supporting the Emergent Psychopathic Students in our Schools
Teachers believe that the precursors of serious psychiatric behaviours are exhibited in school-based behaviours well before the medical and psychological fraternity are permitted to formally label these psychiatric conditions. And, in many cases, the teachers cannot get psychological support in their classrooms because the behaviour is labelled as a behavioural issue, not a psychological issue. Read more
The Role of Mentoring in Schools in Supporting Student Wellbeing
Research shows that young people who are mentored have lower levels of depression, higher levels of well-being and know how to find emotional support.
Additional Year of School - Experts Positive
Victoria and NSW children will get an extra year of early education, Victoria's 'pre-prep' will be rolled out in 2025, with 'pre-kindergarten' being implemented in NSW from 2030, each focusing on play-based learning.
You are the CEO
When I first formed an image of myself as a school principal, I had visions of leading teaching and learning, managing curriculum development, and ensuring that the broad co-curricular programs were in place so that all students could have the best possible outcomes for their time in my school.
Edtech Data - How to Protect Kids
A recent investigation indicated 89 per cent of the educational technology (EdTech) products used may have put children's privacy at risk by tracking their online activity and sharing their data with advertisers.
The Metaverse is Coming to Education: Fourteen Key Points
Companies producing video games - which have become the most significant precedent for the current state of the metaverse - have been crucial in laying the foundations for the present situation. Videogame platforms, where millions of users connect every day, have normalised the use of avatars. The figures for Roblox show how users between the ages of 15 and 25 create more messages on the platform than they send on WhatsApp. Read more
School a Place of Harassment for Queer Young People in Australia
Queer young people in Australia face disproportionate challenges in contrast to their heterosexual peers in key areas such as education, health and employment.