Monthly Archives: March 2018

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What’s OK at Home?

March 29th, 2018|

The What’s OK at Home (WOAH) website is a one-of-a-kind online platform with exercises, stories and information supporting children and young people aged 10–17 to recognise family violence. It's practical guidance to support their safety, health and emotional well-being from an organisation called Domestic Violence Resource Centre (DVRCV) and we make websites, videos, apps, brochures, posters [...]

Join the YACVic Rural Activators Program!

March 23rd, 2018|

Are you 18 - 25 and live, work or study in rural or regional Victoria? Are you passionate about an issue in your community? Do you have a great idea for an advocacy project, or are you working on one you want to ramp up? Then you should be a part of the very first [...]

Stan Grant: The Indigenous truth we don’t hear — we can close the gap

March 22nd, 2018|

Matter of Fact host Stan Grant put together an analysis for the ABC, exploring the closing gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. "Here is a little truth we haven't heard much about this week: We know how to close the gap. Hundreds of thousands of Indigenous people are living successful, healthy, stimulating lives. I am one [...]

Building resilience in children

March 15th, 2018|

Beyond Blue has published an information guide for what parents and other significant adults can do to support children’s resilience in the home environment: Read full article here.

Tech Savvy Teaching of Critical Thinking

March 8th, 2018|

Recently, there’s been a focus on the increasing importance of critical thinking skills for future employment. Dr Martin Davies, University of Melbourne, considers the Foundation for Young Australians 2015 report, The New Basics, that claims that demand for critical thinking skills in new graduates has risen 158 per cent in three years. This data was drawn from [...]

The BrainSTEM Innovation Challenge

March 1st, 2018|

Two teams from Wellington Shire schools are participating in the BrainSTEM Innovation Challenge - Gippsland Grammar and Yarram Secondary College. The BrainSTEM Innovation Challenge offers students the opportunity to work in a research environment and participate in the journey of scientific discovery side by side with a female medical researcher working at either The Florey [...]