Health and Wellbeing

Fairfield Council adopt the Karma Classroom program

May 20, 2024

  Fairfield Council adopt the Karma Classroom program to create calmer classrooms and build children’s self-regulation  Silvana Popovic, Community Project Educator with Fairfield’s Children & Family Services shares their experience. …

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Creating Calm Corners in Classrooms  

March 7, 2024

  Creating Calm Corners in Classrooms   Fostering Emotional Wellness alongside Learning   In our bustling world of education, where knowledge is shared and young minds expand, it’s essential to…

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Your self care matters – perhaps now more than ever!

November 30, 2023

    You’re tired. In fact, you’re exhausted. And burnout is within sight. Some of you may be wondering where the joy is. For others, it simply feels like groundhog day.…

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Explore and Develop successfully adopt the Karma Classroom program

September 29, 2023

    Hear from education leader Monica how Explore and Develop Lilyfield implemented the Karma Classroom techniques and the positive changes they have seen with the children and families at…

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What’s all the fuss about breath?

April 17, 2023

  What’s all the fuss about breath?   Everybody breathes. If we didn’t, we’d die. Even the youngest of our kids know that! But we aren’t taught to breathe. Not…

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Stress in young children. When it’s normal + when it’s not.

March 16, 2023

Stress in young children. When it’s normal and when it’s not.  It’s natural for children to experience anxiety and stress from time to time. In fact, it can be an…

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Self-care for teachers is not a luxury it’s a necessity!

February 8, 2023

Teachers are, without a doubt, one of the most essential figures in our society. They play a vital role in shaping the young minds of tomorrow and preparing our children…

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What is the first 2000 days framework and what does it mean for our children?

September 28, 2022

 What is the first 2000 days framework?  The first 2000 days framework is a research-based approach to supporting early childhood development. It focuses on the period from conception through to…

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Do teachers really need professional development?

August 14, 2022

In Australia, different state education boards have varying standards for how many hours and which activities are counted towards ongoing professional development. However, the one thing they all have in…

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Why teachers & kids should be moving, breathing & doing mindful activities

April 26, 2022

The burnout rate amongst rookie teachers is currently sitting at 50%. Youth suicide is the highest it’s been in Australia in 10 years and one in seven   Classrooms are becoming…

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5 classroom changes we must create in the next 10 years  

December 8, 2021

Education in the last 80 years has been extremely efficient in teaching content, with students, like empty vessels needing to be filled, receiving all the information from their teacher, ‘the…

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5 tips to create calm when stuck at home  

July 4, 2021

  Live it, do it    With everything that is going on at the moment and more kids being home for longer periods of time, keeping yourself and your children…

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Q/A with Beth – Yoga and Mindfulness with Kids

April 24, 2021

How is yoga and mindfulness beneficial for kids    What differentiates Kids Yoga from other large motor activities is its additional focus on deep breathing, mindfulness and meditation. The fun…

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6 tips for you and your family to cultivate calm in during corona virus stress  

June 11, 2020

You and your family may be feeling the stress of the corona virus in many different ways. Every minute things are changing; there is an air of uncertainty and a…

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Eco-anxiety – what is it and how can you manage it? 

March 15, 2020

Generation Z already have a lot to be proud of. If you were born after 1995 you are quite literally the poster children for protecting our planet. We all watched…

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5 mindful activities to keep your kids calm this Christmas Holidays

December 15, 2018

With the craziness of Christmas and summer holidays just around the corner, there’s sure to be moments of overwhelm and chaos. Instead of reaching for the remote (or that third…

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