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Posts Tagged 'connectedness'

Transition from primary to secondary school

Posted on August 14th, 2015 · Posted in Articles, Indicators of wellbeing, Research

Interesting article on how vulnerable children deal with this transition: growingupinaustralia.gov.au/…/asr2014e.html

Those with a strong moral identity give their time, not just their cash

Posted on June 9th, 2015 · Posted in Articles, Research

Charities want your time and not just your money: new study identifies factors that lessen ‘time aversion’ in charitable giving. – See more at: cam.ac.uk/research/news/moral-identity-key-to-charitable-time-giving

NAPLAN fails the engagement test

Posted on May 14th, 2014 · Posted in Articles

Excellent article by Chris Bonnor in the SMH: bit.ly/T0eh0G

A Push Pull Framework for School Attendance

Posted on February 17th, 2014 · Posted in Good Practice

PM Tony Abbott has again raised the issue of school attendance for Aboriginal young people.  He says that the literacy gap between indigenous and no-indigenous students, especially for those living.. read more

Aboriginal Girls Circle – Resilience and Connectedness

Posted on February 16th, 2014 · Posted in Good Practice, Materials & Programs, Research, The Disadvantaged

The Aboriginal Girls’ Circle (AGC) is an intervention targeted to increase social connection, participation and self-confidence amongst Aboriginal girls attending secondary schools. Researchers from the University of Western Sydney (UWS)’s School of Education sought.. read more

The California Healthy Kids Survey

Posted on October 13th, 2013 · Posted in Research & Policy

… a massive survey of student behaviour and a key resource for schools – has unveiled extensive revisions that put a stronger focus on students’ emotional health. The change reflects.. read more

Wellbeing Facilitators: Wellbeing Inhibitors

Posted on September 7th, 2013 · Posted in Articles, Good Practice

Wellbeing in schools is different from welfare. Welfare policies determine what you do when students are identified as in need of additional help. This is reactive and often the province.. read more

From childhood deprivation to adult social exclusion

Posted on August 1st, 2013 · Posted in Links, Research, TD Info

Children from economically-deprived families are more likely to be socially excluded as adults, according to new research published by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies. Agnese Peruzzi of the Institute for.. read more

Take a proactive approach to building positive relationships

Posted on June 29th, 2013 · Posted in Book Reviews

We all have relationships – with our partners, children, parents, friends, colleagues and many others. And, according to the authors of Positive Relationships: Evidence Based Practice across the World –.. read more

Why belonging is important: KidsMatter Families Newsletter 3

Posted on June 25th, 2013 · Posted in FC Info, Newsletters

Understand the need to belong, help your child accept and respect difference and learn more about the importance of building a relationship with your child’s school or childcare service. Issue.. read more