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Supporting the wellbeing of children in care

Last updated: 04/06/2021

This includes the introduction of a mentalising approach to wellbeing and mental health assessments, and a new Virtual Mental Health Lead role which coordinates support and...

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SEND: How to teach online safety inclusively

Last updated: 04/06/2021

The pandemic has meant that the online world for children has become a lifeline for education, entertainment and for many, the only means of social interaction.  But darker...

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How to Spot Depression in Young Children

Last updated: 04/05/2021

By Perri Klass, M.D. April 1, 2021, 1:30 p.m. ET When parents bring their children in for medical care these days, there is no such thing as a casual, “Hey, how’s it going?” We...

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How can we help more women to become school leaders?

Last updated: 04/05/2021

Throughout the pandemic, female leaders have demonstrated their capacity to do a better job than their male counterparts. According to the Harvard Business Review in December...

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Amid pandemic, infants especially need quality child care, reformers say

Last updated: 04/05/2021

Children are born ready to learn. In the first year of life, the brain doubles, with about90% of brain growth happening before kindergarten. However, only 1 in 3 eligible...

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7 Ways to Encourage Generosity in Your Child

Last updated: 04/05/2021

For a child, being generous doesn’t always come easy. Sometimes, it feels like you’re wrestling the Tasmanian Devil. We've all been there. You take your child to the store to...

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How Important Is Passion? It Depends on Your Culture

Last updated: 04/04/2021

Imagine you’re hiring for a job or admitting students to a college: One applicant expresses great passion for the work, while another points to family encouragement to attend...

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What it’s like to raise kids on the rez during a pandemic - Today's Parent

Last updated: 04/04/2021

This may be surprising to some, but raising kids on the rez during a pandemic has been a blessing for my family—and many others. When COVID-19 hit, my daughter, River-Jaxsen,...

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5 Ways to Support Children Learning to Write

Last updated: 04/04/2021

One of the most common referrals I get as a school-based occupational therapist and evaluator is in regard to students’ difficulty with handwriting skills. These referrals have...

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Why parents and schools must team up in Covid recovery

Last updated: 04/04/2021

Our organisation's surveys of parents and carers over the past year have elicited over 10,000 responses. We must build on what we have all learned during Covid-19, and there is...

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