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Five mindfulness activities you can try ...

The Southport School Zen Zone, a mindfulness-based wellbeing health initiative, is designed for our Year 2-6 students to teach practical strategies that aim to enhance focus and concentration, self-confidence, compassion and emotion regulation. We know that mindfulness is a way that we can ‘train our brain’, but we need to practice this regularly. Meditation is […]


The Glennie School As parents, we all value and support independence in our children. I know I was certainly happy when our own children gained greater independence, self-help and problem solving skills. Parenting guru, Michael Grose’s latest book entitled, ‘Spoonfed Generation: How to raise independent children’, provides some valuable thoughts, tips and ideas to assist […]

The finished beginning

Anglican Church Grammar School The longitudinal New Generation Learning Spaces (NGLS) project, in partnership with the University of Melbourne’s Learning Environments Applied Research Network (LEaRN), presents one of the first longitudinal empirical studies that evaluates the impact of secondary school learning spaces on teaching and learning. It addresses significant gaps in the literature around an […]

The Most Important Asset

St Paul’s School Towards the end of our child’s formal school education, many of us have changed our view of what education is all about. As exam time looms and decisions have to be made on the QTAC application form (Tertiary Admissions), the sole focus becomes results that can be measured. There is an adage […]

Wellbeing and Cyber Safety

Cannon Hill Anglican College At the recent Queensland Anglican Schools biennial conference, the topic of Wellbeing was widely canvassed. Within this broad area, Cyber Safety and the digital world received special attention. CHAC families will recall the compelling presentation given by Dr Michael Carr-Gregg at the College in February this year. Michael was also one […]