Starting preschool, kindergarten or a new primary school is a very exciting time but it can cause anxiety for some children. Separation anxiety is very common at these junctures, especially when children haven’t yet been apart from their parents for long stretches of time during the day. The signs of separation anxiety Be aware that some level of anxiety is Read more
Mental health concerns in young and teenage children have increased. According to the government service, Health Direct, studies show that about 1 in 7 children and adolescents in Australia aged 4-17 have recently experienced a mental health concern such as Read more
As a teacher, it is very important to promote positive mental health and wellbeing so that you’re not only looking after your students properly but you’re also looking after yourself. Read more
Strategies for promoting resilience in the classroom are high on the agenda for many schools at the moment, due to the disruptions that students have faced and the increasing need to support mental health outcomes and wellbeing. Children need support, strong relationships, and positive role models in all areas of their life, so promoting resilience in the classroom is a crucial element in the Read more
Anxiety is a common problem amongst children and adolescence. In fact, it’s estimated that around one in 14 children struggle with anxiety, making it likely that there’s at least one or two in every classroom. This is even more true now, given the unprecedented uncertainty and worry that the Read more
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