31 May 2019
We delve into recent mental health research in today’s episode of Teacher Staffroom, with quite a few recent studies pointing to the impact of mental health in a school setting.
02 May 2019
Associate Professor Philip Riley discusses the latest results from the Principal Health and Wellbeing Survey, and the impact that long work hours are having on principals’ wellbeing, their family life and their ability to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
18 March 2019
Most people would argue that children should feel safe at school. For some children, school is possibly the only place in which they feel safe. In her first column for 2019, Dr Sue Thomson explores student perceptions of school safety.
07 February 2019
Dr Joann Fildes, Head of Research and Evaluation at Mission Australia, joins Teacher to talk about the results of the 2018 Youth Survey and how schools can use the survey data to inform student wellbeing planning.
10 January 2019
A new study examines the gender differences in the friendships and conflicts of both girls and boys with autism, relative to their neurotypical peers. In today’s podcast we speak to two of the researchers, Dr Felicity Sedgewick and Dr Liz Pellicano.
08 January 2019
Teachers in South Australia have worked with education researchers to develop tailored anti-bullying intervention programs and resources for early years students.
05 December 2018
Stress, school or study problems and mental health are the top three personal concerns for Australian teenagers according to new survey data.
18 September 2018
At Kilvington Grammar in Melbourne’s south-east, Growth Mindset is embedded throughout the school – in lessons, extra-curricular opportunities, student-teacher interactions and within the learning intentions for lessons themselves.
06 July 2018
Australian research has found that new victims of bullying and new bullies emerge in each year of high school, and the likelihood of a student’s involvement in bullying may depend on their experiences in primary school. Here, the authors of the study share their findings.
17 April 2018
In a recent Teacher article, two schools discussed their differing policies on mobile phone use during school hours. Here, we look at a range of studies that have explored the positives and negatives of allowing mobile phones to be used in class.
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