Teachers, Students, Schools

How to set your classroom up for success when it comes to SEL to build student (and teacher!) mental fitness

Posted by Cass Furst on February 27, 2024
Cassandra Furst is a passionate primary school teacher who creates a positive le...
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Tips & Tricks, Teachers, Schools, Anxiety

The Educator's Guide for Managing Student Anxiety in the Classroom

Posted by Smiling Mind on January 8, 2024
Anxiety can be one of the most impactful struggles students face in classrooms t...

Teachers, Students, Schools, Mental Health

Your Students’ Mental Health: How Physical Spaces Can Make A Difference

Posted by Smiling Mind on December 14, 2023
Australia's education system is taking kids’ mental health more seriously than e...

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How to build confidence in children: A glimpse into your child’s mind during primary school

Posted by Smiling Mind on August 16, 2023
As your child starts primary school they enter a whole new world of social conne...
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Children, Schools

Why a ‘Blended’ Approach to Social and Emotional Learning in Schools Can Create Greater Impact

Posted by Smiling Mind on March 20, 2023
Schools, and the educators that work within them, are in a unique and influentia...
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Schools, Media release

Meet the duo who walked 50km in one day to raise money for kids’ mental health

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 24, 2022
Would you walk 50km in one day? What would make you want to?
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A critical moment to invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our future generations

Posted by Dr Addie Wootten, CEO of Smiling Mind on June 23, 2022
Australia’s mental health crisis is now in plain sight. The impacts of the pande...

Teachers, Schools

What is Social and Emotional Learning?

Posted by Smiling Mind’s Education Wellbeing Lead on March 1, 2022
This article sets out the importance of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in t...
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Teachers, Schools, Self care

Spotlight On: St Joseph's Primary School

Posted by Smiling Mind on February 2, 2022
School Principal and Smiling Mind Spaces recipient, Michelle Moore tells us how ...
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5 Steps To A Better Night’s Sleep

Posted by Smiling Mind on October 28, 2021
It’s no secret getting a good night’s sleep works wonders for your mental and ph...

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How to set your classroom up for success when it comes to SEL to build student (and teacher!) mental fitness

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At home

Only 1 in 2 parents feel confident meeting the mental health and wellbeing needs of their child

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A GP’s top tips to support kids’ mental wellbeing

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At Work

Empower Your Mind: How to Develop a Growth Mindset

Active learning, hard work and valuable feedback can change our brains—literally. Our intelligence is malleable and when...

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Leading the Way to Wellbeing: How Managers Can Counteract Workplace Stressors

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The Art and Science of Compliments in the Workplace: A Comprehensive Guide

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At school

How to set your classroom up for success when it comes to SEL to build student (and teacher!) mental fitness

Cassandra Furst is a passionate primary school teacher who creates a positive learning environment that encourages curio...

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The Educator's Guide for Managing Student Anxiety in the Classroom

Anxiety can be one of the most impactful struggles students face in classrooms today.

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Your Students’ Mental Health: How Physical Spaces Can Make A Difference

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News

3.6 million invested in a revolutionary approach to mental health for Australian children and families

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Meet the duo who walked 50km in one day to raise money for kids’ mental health

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