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Archive for the 'Research' Category

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

Positive school climates impact on academic outcomes

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

Recent research reported here: bit.ly/2eoyCqP

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

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

How the education system is making kids stressed and sick (ABC)

Posted on August 27th, 2016 · Posted in Book Reviews, Good Practice, Links, Research

Source: ab.co/2bUg3dL The pressure on children to achieve high levels of academic success is overriding the joys of education and making kids anxious and depressed, says author Lucy Clark. So.. read more

Children exposed to media violence

Posted on August 26th, 2016 · Posted in Articles, Research

Although this report refers to the US many of the conclusions and recommendations are relevant for children everywhere. One important recommendation is that children below the age of 6 should.. read more

Closing the gap on youth well-being (OECD)

Posted on August 23rd, 2016 · Posted in Links, Research

An optimistic report on youth wellbeing from the OECD social cohesion unit. Source: bit.ly/2bCoPjz   By Alexandre Kolev, Head of the social cohesion unit at the OECD Development Centre 11 August.. read more

Childhood trauma : Developmental pathways and implications for the classroom (ACER)

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

Source: bit.ly/2b7wbIR New understandings in developmental and neuroscience research have challenged popular ideas about trauma exposure and brain development during childhood. There is a general misconception that children are more resilient.. read more

Young Canadians’ priorities for mental health

Posted on July 27th, 2016 · Posted in Research, Student Voice

The Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health * consulted 369 youths in 17 regions of Canada. They identified these eight priorities to improve mental health services: Build.. read more

Classroom wellbeing, learning and inclusion from the perspective of young people in Denmark

Posted on July 13th, 2016 · Posted in Good Practice, Research

Global Education Episode 9: Classroom wellbeing in Denmark: bit.ly/29LRvEp (Teacher Magazine podcast). “Students made a distinction between teachers and instructors. So, I said ‘okay, what do you mean?’, ‘well, a teacher is.. read more