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Posts Tagged 'relationships'

Wellbeing begins with ‘We’

Posted on January 29th, 2014 · Posted in Articles

Many of Australia’s challenges stem from poor relationships and unsupportive environments. Dr Sue Roffey argues that our wellbeing as individuals and a community is limited unless we are positively connected.. read more

A wake up call to parents who smack their children

Posted on August 10th, 2013 · Posted in Articles, Family & Community

Read this article from The Conversation. “Most parents want what’s best for their children. But when it comes to discipline, some misguidedly use physical force to punish or intimidate. Let’s be.. 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

Whole Child Newsletter March 2013: School Safety

Posted on March 31st, 2013 · Posted in Newsletters

Australia may not have the gun problems that are the main concern of this US-based newsletter, the messages still apply!

A matter of Principal

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

Warm respectful relationships and NO exclusions. This is school and student wellbeing in practice – a really inspiring story from the heart of Western Sydney.

The Essence of a Child

Posted on September 28th, 2012 · Posted in Articles, Good ideas

It’s great to have links with colleagues far and wide who are also working to enhance wellbeing for our kids. This short piece is by Shauna Cathcart in Ireland.

A Positive School Climate

Posted on July 16th, 2012 · Posted in Good ideas, Good Practice, Materials & Programs

Inspiring material from Ontario – PositiveClimateforLearningIntroductory.pdf

Generation Next newsletter: includes article on Trust from WBA

Posted on March 28th, 2012 · Posted in Newsletters

… also articles on The three R’s of Wellbeing – relationships, reflection and resilience, and Sexting: 5 tips to keep teenagers safe, and many others.

In-School Relationships and their Outcomes

Posted on May 25th, 2011 · Posted in Articles, Journals

The complete set of papers from Education & Child Psychology 27 (1): In-School Relationships and their Outcomes are available for download here.