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Jan 18

10 space STEM activities to engage your students

Could space themed lessons be the next frontier in engaging students in STEM? Director of the Victorian Space Science Education Centre, Michael Pakakis thinks so. “Take any subject and make it space-related. Engagement goes up by 100%.” Not only does space drive student engagement, it can also offer some creative ideas for exploring the interdisciplinary … Continue reading 10 space STEM activities to engage your students

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Aug 17

The top 3 recommendations to tackle the youth mental health crisis in the report from Mission Australia and Black Dog Institute

A joint mental health report produced by Mission Australia and Black Dog Institute has made a series of recommendations that should be adopted if Australia is to make any headway in tackling this crisis. In this blog, I have highlighted the top three recommendations from this report, which should prove invaluable in efforts to tackle … Continue reading The top 3 recommendations to tackle the youth mental health crisis in the report from Mission Australia and Black Dog Institute

15
Aug 17

More youth with mental health issues turning to the internet: why we need to embrace e-health

A recent joint report by Mission Australia and the Black Dog Institute indicated that nearly one in four young Australians have are at risk of serious mental illness. Interestingly enough, they consistently report “the top three sources they would go to for help with important issues in their lives are friends, parents and the internet.” … Continue reading More youth with mental health issues turning to the internet: why we need to embrace e-health