Thursday , September 20 2018

Tag Archives: stress

Why parents listen to shock jocks more than teachers

teacher parent meeting

Last week NAPLAN results were released. Adam Voigt woke to judgement of teachers, once again, and filmed an encouraging video reminding teachers to switch off to the self-appointed "experts" and back themselves. Here he explains what we can do to make sure parents are listening to teachers instead of the radio.

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Body image: taming the beast with media literacy

Positive body image friendship

In 2008, a Victorian government document titled Because Mental Health Matters Consultation Paper argued for ‘further development of positive body image programs, in conjunction with healthy eating programs’ as a priority activity within the ‘early childhood and school’ setting.

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Principal: school doesn’t work for most kids

School exam girl

“Secondary school, at least, only really works for about a third of students,” according to Templestowe College principal Peter Hutton. Speaking in Melbourne last week, he also asked how “we made learning, something that in younger years was so innately pleasurable, get so bad”.

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