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Archive for the 'Research & Policy' Category

New Research into early career teacher experiences

Posted on June 1st, 2017 · Posted in Research & Policy

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health has released findings from a 12 month research project, Start Well: supporting resilience and wellbeing in early career teachers. This project was supported by the Teachers Health.. read more

All educators and families can work together to improve student outcomes

Posted on May 12th, 2017 · Posted in Conferences, Research

Research report unpacks the thoughts of families and schools about how parents facing social and financial struggles can support their children’s learning When families are dealing with financial stress parent’s.. read more

AISnsw Student Wellbeing News Issue 20

Posted on November 22nd, 2016 · Posted in Good ideas, Newsletters

Student Wellbeing News provides resources, updates and current evidence-based research on contemporary issues concerning the health and wellbeing of children and young people. Download the pdf by clicking on the.. read more

Positive school climates impact on academic outcomes

Posted on November 5th, 2016 · Posted in Articles, Research

Recent research reported here: bit.ly/2eoyCqP

Safe Schools Hub has changed to the Student Wellbeing Hub

Posted on October 14th, 2016 · Posted in Materials & Programs, Policy

The Australian Government Department of Education and Training has a new website, the Student Wellbeing Hub, which is underpinned by the National Safe Schools Framework. There are some excellent resources here.  A very.. read more

Developing a safe and supportive school climate

Posted on October 8th, 2016 · Posted in Good Practice, Newsletters

Some interesting case-studies from Minnesota in this newsletter (see page 3): bit.ly/2djVtnF

Ten Keys to Happier Living: Review

Posted on September 16th, 2016 · Posted in Book Reviews, Good ideas

by Vanessa King (2016) Headline Books. Reviewed by Sue Roffey I bought my grown kids copies of Sonja Lyubormirsky’s The How of Happiness, and now I am going to have.. read more

Young Minds Matter – overview of survey results

Posted on September 14th, 2016 · Posted in Research, SV Info

bit.ly/2cMITND links to a digital Flipbook which provides an overview of the main results from Young Minds Matter: the second Australian Child and Adolescent Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing, conducted in.. read more

For teens, feeling safe at school means increased academic success

Posted on August 29th, 2016 · Posted in Research & Policy

Feeling safe at school means increased academic success – the research confirming what we already knew! Source: bit.ly/2blniKU Research from Concordia and the University of Ottawa shows the impact of student.. read more

The Australian Youth Development Index 2016

Posted on August 28th, 2016 · Posted in Links, Policy, Research

Source: bit.ly/2bFusdv The Australian Youth Development Index analyses youth development across domains of education, health, employment, political and civic participation. This inaugural Australian Youth Development Index (YDI) analyses the state of.. read more