Andrew Fuller: Why we must inspire courage in our young people
Leading clinical psychologist Dr Andrew Fuller is seeing a worrying trend after lockdowns: young people opting out of challenging situations – including school. He tells Shane Green we need to encourage them to be bold.
9 ideas to celebrate National Science Week 2022
National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology - here are nine ideas to help you get involved.
Managing unwanted change: Strategies from a psychologist
The closure of the Colmont School has triggered many emotions for the school community. Psychologist Emma-Rose Parsons suggests strategies to deal with the upheaval.
How to make the most of uni open days
The university Open Day season has arrived, and this year students are welcomed back to campus. Careers expert Helen Green gives practical tips and advice for you and your teenager to make the most of Open Days 2022. Plus links to more info.
Don’t know what you want to be? Relax – and take a broad approach to study
Is your school leaver unsure of what they want to do? Careers expert Helen Green offers great advice on why it can be a good idea to take a broad course that fits their interests.
How to encourage kids to eat breakfast before school
Best of the Web: Making our neighbourhoods kid-friendly, and more
Best of the Web: How to overcome your maths anxiety to help your kids, and more
6 ways to help your primary kid learn to write
Popular apps webinar, from eSafety
Why ‘screen time’ is an outdated concept
Testing Times: How to deal with exam anxiety
Tests, exams, assessments – the mere mention of these to some teens can cause anxiety to escalate, writes Dr Deborah Trengove. She shares her strategies to help overcome the feeling during testing times.