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Family violence

The Education Department has advised that all support services to help adults and children in family violence situations are continuing to provide essential help and support during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including crisis accommodation. See

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The neuroscience of resilience

This article by John Hendry was originally published by Resilient Youth. “Resilience is the restoration of hope.” Hope is restored only when one regains or feels a sense of control of the “existing moment plus a

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Keeping safe in cyberspace

Susan McLean from CyberSafety Solutions has produced a series of free videos on how to stay safe in the online environment. Transcripts are also available. The presentations include: Internet facts vs fiction Duty of care

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Talking to your child about coronavirus

The Education Department has published a page for parents, “Talking to your child about coronavirus”. The page includes practical advice on how to discuss the topic with your child, adapting information to the child’s age,

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Covid resources from the ABC

ABC Online has created some very useful resources for parents struggling to deal with COVID-19 and its impact on their children – and themselves. Maggie Dent Well-known parenting educator and author Maggie Dent presents these

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COVID resources from ReachOut

ReachOut is an online mental health organisation for young people and their parents. They have developed a range of support resources to help teenagers, parents and schools through the coronavirus pandemic. The resources range from explainers

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Baby Photos

How about running a ‘baby photos of the staff’ competition for your school?  Entry can be a gold coin and the baby photos of the

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Fundraising soaps

Looking for an alternative to lolly fundraisers? Ecostore offers “Good Soap for a Good Cause” – a convenient fundraiser with plant-based soaps instead of sweets.

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