Workshop Resources

Growing Up in Australia

Engaging Kids Today

St Joseph’s Projects With Purpose

Useful Links about Mental Health Issues

5th National Teen Sexual Behaviour Survey

Young & Well Cooperative Research Centre

Mental Health of Young Australians

Gallup Student Engagement Poll

Youth Beyond Blue

Bullying No Way – Advice for kids, parents and schools.

Bullying Clip – CEO Wollongong

Australian secondary school students’ use of tobacco, alcohol, and over-the-counter and illicit substances in 2011 (PDF)

Doing Drugs with Paul Dillon

The Real Deal on Drugs (Paul Dillon)

Let’s Talk About Sex: Young People’s views on sex & sexual health information in Australia AYAC & YEAH  (PDF)

YouthBeyondBlue – Coping with Family Break Up (PDF)

Alarming spike in Self Harm by young Australian women (ABC News Report)

Australian Human Rights Commission to investigate self-harm and suicide in children (ABC News Report)

Eating Disorders Fact Sheets

Resources to Address Body Image

4th National Survey of Australian Secondary School Students, HIV/AIDS & Sexual Health (PDF)

The third national study on the sexual health and wellbeing of same sex attracted and gender questioning young people (PDF)


Useful Links about Online Stuff

Like, post, share—ACMA (PDF)

Easy Guide to Social Media – ACMA

Parents Guide to Online Stuff

Teens Guide to Online Stuff

Schools Guide to Online Stuff

Technically the Kids are Alright (SMH Media Report)

Useful Links about Engagement etc…

Mindset by Carol Dweck PhD. The importance of understanding Fixed Growth mindsets

John Hattie & Helen Timperley, The Power of Feedback

Stephen Dinham, Powerful Teacher Feedback

Assessing the best method of learning, The Scotsman

Dylan Wiliam, Feedback on Learning

Alfie Kohn, The Case Against Grades

Pygmalion in the Classroom by Rosenthal & Jacobson

Dan Pink – Author of Drive

Celia Lashlie – Parenting of Boys expert

Steve Biddulph – Parenting expert

What is Positive Psychology?  (PDF) Heaps of excellent reading suggestions and links.

Tal Ben Shahar – Author of Happier

Dan’s Education Manifesto: Still Trying to Find X