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Implementing a new initiative in mental health in Australian primary schools
(Australian Association for Research in Education Inc, 2009-11)
Student wellbeing is of central concern for parents/caregivers and teachers and for state and national governments. In Australia in recent times several major initiatives have been undertaken to address the area of student ...
Life at school in Australia and Japan: the impact of stress and support on bullying and adaptation to school
(Australian Association for Research in Education, 2001)
In this international, comparative study, path analysis was used to examine eight different aspects of Japanese and Australian students' experiences of school life in relation to their effect on adaptation to school. ...
"You Can't Have One without the Other" Transactions between Education and Wellbeing for Indigenous Peoples
(Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health, 2007)
We start with a story from one of our authors that tells about the possibility of change. The need for change is highlighted by a short review of the dire situation in health and education for many Indigenous peoples. We ...
KidsMatter Primary Evaluation Final Report
(Flinders University, 2009-12)
KidsMatter is an approach to the promotion of good mental health, the prevention of mental illness, and early intervention where problems arise. It requires a whole-of-school approach and has four key components – a positive ...
"If you are just sick you could make your own chicken soup". But if it's a mental illness "you can't fix yourself". Teaching secondary school students about mental illness.
(Australian Association for Research in Education Inc, 2006-11)
This paper reports a classroom based investigation into the MindMatters curriculum resource “Understanding Mental Illness” (UMI). We observed the teaching of the UMI module in three secondary classrooms. We measured students’ ...