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Archive for the 'Links' Category

The Case against Empathy

Posted on March 30th, 2017 · Posted in Links

The ABC sent us this interview between Paul Bloom and Philip Adams on Late Night Live ab.co/2nNNK9o It is a thoughtful argument that talks about treating people well regardless of whether.. 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

Dress For Change – Mental health awareness and suicide prevention

Posted on August 24th, 2016 · Posted in Links, Materials & Programs

ESSR is a company set up by young people who have had mental health issues. They have developed a Dress for Change T-shirt range where 100% of the profits goes.. 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

COPMI – when you’re at school

Posted on June 3rd, 2016 · Posted in Links

From: copmi.net.au/kids-young-people/at-school It’s normal to feel affected by your family life at school Remember that you don’t have to pretend you’re okay when you’re not – and it’s never too late.. read more

What works in enhancing social and emotional skills development during childhood and adolescence?

Posted on May 14th, 2016 · Posted in Good Practice, Links, Research

A review of the evidence on the effectiveness of school-based and out-of-school programmes in the UK: bit.ly/1TcqURM (Feb 2015)

The Good Childhood Report 2015

Posted on March 9th, 2016 · Posted in Links, Research

The Good Childhood report is an international study but focuses very much on what is happening for children in England.   There are warnings here for Australia! “The Children’s Society.. read more

Some quotes about education worth quoting!

Posted on March 4th, 2016 · Posted in Links

From TED-Ed: bit.ly/1poBn0Y

Conflict Resolution Network has a new Website

Posted on September 8th, 2015 · Posted in Links, Materials & Programs

… at www.crnhq.org. They say: All the old favourites are still available on the website but we have modernised the look and hopefully made it easier for you to locate and download any.. read more