Positive education pairs the traditional focus of schools on academic achievement with positive psychology interventions to support student wellbeing.
It's widely accepted that young people living in children's homes or foster care are vulnerable to mental illness, but new research shows that social media can actually help.
As Canadian kids head back to school this week, many will be hungry. Lacking fruits, vegetables and other nutritious foods, they will suffer mood problems, disease and low academic performance.
Exposure to nature plays a positive role in brain development by providing children with opportunities to take risks, discover new things, and be creative.
If we want our children to stay healthy, we need to start making it a priority for schools.
Last year, ChildLine was contacted every 30 minutes by a young person having suicidal thoughts.
Do we really need to introduce a well-being league table to tackle mental health issues in schools?
There is no doubt that virtual reality is the next big thing. But for families with young children, it may be wiser to wait a little before leaping headlong into this new reality.
If behavioural sleep problems persist beyond infancy, there could be implications for children’s emotional and attentional development longer term.
Sarah Hanson-Young told Q&A that Indigenous children are currently ten times more likely to be living out of home. Is that right?
Parents in three Australian states are being given misleading advice about the dangers of lead to babies and small children – including failing to warn pregnant women about miscarriage risks.
Messaging friends on social media at night is often a source of sleep problems. Setting limits on the use of technology in the evenings can help your child get the sleep they need.
Eating breakfast is associated with higher grades in English, maths and science.
Young asylum seekers need stability... or the consequences can be longlasting
Can you fake innocence? The four professional actresses playing Mathilda are part of a long tradition of idealised childhood.
Our new research shows the culture of sexualisation not only affects how young girls see themselves, but also how they are treated and viewed by adults.
Why the modern role of men as fathers is something we must embrace.
New research has shown that living near green spaces can improve children's cognitive development.
There’s nothing to start a debate like Germaine Greer letting fly. This time it was about Elton John’s family.
Large study reveals how children rate their happiness and what they're most dissatisfied with.