Category: Wellbeing

July 26, 2015

3 things you (probably) didn’t know about Finland

Every couple of years, the OECD publish a report from their Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Their findings are (very helpfully) compiled into league...

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June 27, 2015

Wrapping Kids in Cotton Wool

Yesterday I was interviewed by the panel on Channel 10’s The Project with regard to ‘Cotton Wool’ kids… It stemmed from a story in Melbourne...

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May 31, 2015

5 Key Takeaways about Student Wellbeing

A couple of weeks ago the Centre for Education Statistics & Evaluation released their literature review into Student Wellbeing. You can access the entire document...

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December 7, 2014


Last week I saw a tweet in my timeline from a teacher who was moving schools. Been overwhelmed by many lovely comments and feedback...

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July 29, 2014

What do we lose when everyone wins?

We won’t grow resilient kids if we only talk about resilience. Kids need to experience struggle, setbacks and failure if they are going to...

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