Saturday , March 23 2019

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Using PERMA pillars to support teachers

Positive emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning and Accomplishment. Martin Seligman, often considered the father of positive psychology wanted to bridge the hedonic/eudaimonic divide by identifying wellbeing as a construct that was not limited to life satisfaction alone but as several contributing factors, which formed this mnemonic PERMA.

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Children seek changes to school transport

The main concerns raised by students are unreliability, lack of transport in rural areas, overcrowding and lack of cleanliness. They also complain about the cost, but most concerning are reports of “feeling unsafe” and being on the receiving end of negative attitudes from bus drivers.

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Language in, language out.

Adam Voigt: "What I think I got wrong is that this model is probably far more important for Classroom Practitioners than it is for School Leaders. Allow me to explain why...

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SA striking for first time in 10 years

South Australian teachers have been rallying for improved working and learning conditions while QLD schools campaign for human rights on Nauru and students around the country protest government inaction on climate change.  

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