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Outdoor Play and Learning (OPAL)
OPAL was developed in response to demand from schools for help in resolving issues at playtime, including boredom, high levels of minor accidents and incidents, lack o...
Free Range Kids
Free Range Kids is a simple to adopt class-based program to encourage children to walk to school with an emphasis on adventure.
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A social and emotional learning curriculum that teaches children essential skills for academic and life success by exploring the unique characteristics of shelter dogs.
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A mindfulness app that empowers students, teachers and parents with the tools to pro-actively look after their mental health and wellbeing.
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Geelong Grammar School has pioneered a school-wide approach to student and staff wellbeing known as Positive Education. Based on the science of Positive Psychology, Po...
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Green Bronx Machine
Green Bronx Machine builds healthy, equitable and resilient communities through inspired education, local food systems, and 21st century workforce development. Student...
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Roots of Empathy
Roots of Empathy is an evidence-based classroom program for primary school children that decreases aggression, including bullying, and increases prosocial behaviours s...
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A unique early intervention solution to adolescent anxiety. The MeeTwo app allows young people to post their problems, share solutions, access educational resources an...
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Fabricating Change in Mental Wellness
At Intermediate Unit 1's digital fabrication lab (Fab Lab), students diagnosed with mental health conditions work side by side with social workers, therapists, and tea...
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Why We Should Immerse Kids In Nature And Watch Them Grow
Exploring nature used to go hand in hand with being a child but now children spend the vast majority of their time indoors. Immersing kids in nature couldn't be more critical, so we're explo...
The Movement Edit: 9 Ways To Get Kids Active In School
Children today are worryingly unfit and experts say sedentary lifestyles have a lot to answer for. The good news is there are so many opportunities to incorporate movement into the school day. ...
All Work And No Play: Why Kids Need To Get Moving At School
Child fitness levels are at a shocking all time low. Physical education class is one way that schools can help to tackle the problem of sedentary behaviour in childhood, but are we bein...
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Smiling Mind Launches Australia’s First Mindfulness Curriculum
Australia's first ever Mindfulness Curriculum was launched last week. Find out why mindfulness is making its way into Australian schools and how you can bring the benefits to your...
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Social Media Could Stop Kids From Getting Into College, We Need To Teach Them How To Act Online
Both admissions staff and students believe that social media profiles are 'fair game' when it comes to assessing a student fo...
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The Future Looks Bright: Five Innovations Bringing Us The Future Of Education Today
Everyone knows education has been stuck in a rut for quite awhile now, but that's not true everywhere. Here are five of our favourite innovation...
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Enough With Gender Boundaries, We All Need To Learn To Cry
Male suicide is on the rise, female disparity in the workplace is still the norm. We need to counteract gender boundaries by teaching boys to cry and girls to be assertive.
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5 Innovations Taking On Mental Health
Mental health issues are on the rise, but so are the solutions that could help. This World Mental Health Day (October 10th) don't just accept mental health issues as an unfortunate part of life, find out about the global exa...
Kerstyn Comley & Suzi Godson on Addressing Mental Health in School
Kerstyn Comley and Suzi Godson are the co-founders of MeeTwo, an app that provides a safe and simple way for young people to get help for anxiety.
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Teacher Testimonials: Making Mindfulness A Way Of Life
Mindfulness is a trend sweeping through blogposts, articles and Instagram posts – but could it soon be a part of our schools too? Teachers around the world are starting to incorporate mindfulness...
Mutt-i-grees Hits the News!
CBS has reported that New York schools are “going to the dogs.. in the best possible way!” The report highlighted how the incredible work of Mutt-i-grees is changing the lives of children and their four legged friends at New Bridges Elemen...
The Innovation Bringing Miles Of Smiles
The Daily Mile is a simple concept with a big impact! Here are just some of the physical, emotional and social benefits this approach can bring...