Covid-19

Why it’s okay to feel out of control – and why things will get better

We're used to exerting control in our lives, like a toddler knocking over blocks. But all that has changed, writes Tim Klein in this recent blog. It's important to acknowledge what's happening.

Opinion

Andrew Fuller: How not to get PTSD and remain relatively sane

We've been through a lot, and there's more to come. Clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller offers some inspiring ideas to help us cope in these trying times.

Features

Best books for kids to help them understand the coronavirus

A new wave of books has been published online to help children understand the coronavirus and protect themselves. Shih-Wen Sue Chen, Kristine Moruzi and Paul Venzo from Deakin University give their top picks.

News

Home, not alone: Cocooning has been hardest on the Tweenies

In Ruairi O'Duil's household, isolation has been hardest on his Tween. Will our Tweens be the Covid Kids, a generation that needs special care?

Opinion

The Class of 2020: How we can support returning Year 12s

Many Year 12 students have developed amazing skills over the past few months, but they need particular support now they have returned to school-based learning. Peter Hanlon gets advice from the experts on what we can do to help.

Features

Independent schools look forward to returning to class

Independent Schools Victoria Chief Executive Michelle Green welcomes the resumption of classroom learning, but notes schools face major challenges.

Opinion

Best of the Web

How John Krasinski's Some Good News brought joy to our lives, why kids need forts more than ever, Bill Gates gives his book and TV show recommendations, and a podcast with tips on fussy eaters.

News

Andrew Fuller: Seven things for a smooth transition back to school-based learning

It's a return to the classroom like no other. How can we help students make a successful transition? Leading clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller outlines his seven priorities to help their journey.

Features

Lessons from lockdown: the good things we’ve discovered

It's been challenging, but our time in lockdown has provided many positive lessons that will help students as they return to classroom learning, writes Deborah Trengrove.

Features