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Student Wellbeing

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Neurodiversity and learning strengths

Resources for parents – Clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller has created three useful resources for parents about various aspects of neurodiversity in children. Students with ADHD, Students with anxiety, Students and procrastination

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School can’t

The issue of school can’t, also referred to as school refusal, has been in the media in recent years: The Age published a comprehensive article on 2

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What is wellbeing?

What does “wellbeing” mean, especially in reference to children and young people? The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) has produced What’s in

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Neurodiversity and learning strengths

Resources for parents – Clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller has created three useful resources for parents about various aspects of neurodiversity in children. Students with ADHD, Students with anxiety, Students and procrastination

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School can’t

The issue of school can’t, also referred to as school refusal, has been in the media in recent years: The Age published a comprehensive article on 2 February 2023, exploring the prevalence and impacts of the problem.

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School refusal – PV submission

Parents Victoria has made a submission to an inquiry on ‘school refusal’, held by the Senate Standing Committee on Education and Employment in 2022/23. Our submission covers: The importance of recognising the central role of

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Mental Health in Primary Schools

These 2 short videos introduce the Mental Health in Primary Schools program – an important initiative from the Education Department, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and the University of Melbourne. Developed by paediatricians, educators, psychologists, researchers,

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Financial help for families

We know that some families are struggling to meet the costs of their children’s education. The Education Department has a useful list of support services available to help with schooling costs on its website. The

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What is wellbeing?

What does “wellbeing” mean, especially in reference to children and young people? The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) has produced What’s in the Nest? to answer this question. ARACY introduces the booklet

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