Christmas can be a uniquely challenging time of year for parents and teens. It only comes around once, so the occasion is loaded with cultural meaning, heightened expectations and emotional turbulence. The good news is that with a little forethought and planning, you can include your teens in the process of reshaping the significance of Christmas, avoid potential conflict, and strengthen your relationship.
Young people from all over the world participate in rite of passage journeys to mark their transition into adulthood. Learn more about how rite of passage journeys are celebrated in different cultures, and what a rite of passage journey looks like.
Social and emotional learning is an important part of a young person’s personal growth and development. Read more about what social and emotional learning looks like and how to teach it.
Coming up with appropriate student wellbeing activities that support students’ mental health isn’t always easy. So to help you out, we’re sharing three wellbeing activities that can be incorporated into everyday classroom routines and learning.
Conflict resolution shouldn’t be the responsibility of adults. By harnessing conflict resolution strategies for students, young people can take ownership of this skill.
Fostering healthy behaviours in young people is important to develop a sense of resilience and growth. The Child/Adult Behaviour model is a useful tool for teachers to help develop healthier emotions and behaviours in students.
When it comes to student wellbeing, a Rite of Passage framework is something that schools around Australia can and should utilise to better prepare young people for the challenges they will face now and as an adult. Here’s why.
With busy schedules, an abundance of technology, and a variety of distractions, how can young people find the time to reconnect with themselves and what really matters? Here are four reasons how time in the outdoors can have a positive impact.
Parents, teachers, and educators really are the practitioners and changemakers when it comes to the teaching and modelling of health and wellbeing practices. There are a host of approaches that can be integrated into lessons and everyday classroom routines, without too much extra organisation nor effort. Here are a few of them...
When asked how important it is to grow resilience in young people, educators and parents will agree that this emotional skill is crucial for creating flourishing individuals and communities. Despite this, in Australia and most of the Western world, we are seeing a mental health crisis like never before. Here are three ways to grow resilience.