Many organisations use ‘after action reviews’ to debrief after an event. A modified version could help parents work through the news their child is unhappy with an element of their school life.
Many kids are nervous about starting a new school year. But some children will experience a level of anxiety about school that causes them significant problems.
There is a lot of pressure on the transition to ‘big school’. For parents, this raises the question of how best we can prepare our kids and ourselves for this time.
These tips can help children who are feeling anxious about the transition to school or going back after the holidays.
People, policies, practice and place all matter in publicly funded, school-based children’s early learning programs.
During times of stress and change, people are often advised to practice self-care by looking after themselves, yet what about the benefits of showing kindness to others?
To understand how tuition waivers and associated supports can help former youth in care complete post-secondary education and positively affect their health, evidence-based practices are needed.
Different professors teach differently. If you’re a student with choices in a program, it makes sense to find out what you’re getting.
Parents and caregivers can support teens with the transition to high school by taking the time to connect and talk, whenever and however you can.
Parents and caregivers are vital partners in education, and together, educators and families can ease back-to-school jitters and help make this an exciting and positive transition for children.
Family routines can provide stability during times of stress. Here are four strategies for building resilience against stress and family challenges to put into place as children head back to school.
Managing a chronic health condition can make the transition to post-secondary education more complex.
Research by geographers in Canada, the United States and Hong Kong identifies lessons for universities and colleges from the 2020 move to online learning.
They look like conventional school buses, but electric versions are cleaner, quieter and cheaper to maintain. States, utilities and federal agencies are helping school districts make the switch.
Year-round academic and extracurricular opportunities that encourage cultural exchange between international students, their peers and the wider society are important.
Canada has much to learn from other countries about better ways of providing learning and care for children.
Inflation is soaring, but prices for typical back-to-school gear like backpacks, computers and new clothes are rising less than average – or even falling.
Universities can support mature students by addressing stigma and ageism, creating a sense of community and adapting programs to suit their multiple roles.
The transition to a new school year will be an important time for students to focus on strategies for fostering positive mental health and well-being, and recognizing signs that help may be needed.
Universities can draw on health research about patient/health-care practitioner shared decision-making to centre the voices of BIPOC students when creating policies and practices to dismantle racism.