August 8, 2023

Conflict in the Classroom: Understanding and Resolving It

AUTHOR: Michelle Drumm Conflicts in the classroom can arise from a variety of sources, such as differences in learning styles, social skills, or goals, misunderstandings, or disputes over resources, responsibilities, or performance. These conflicts can have negative consequences for students, teachers, and the learning environment, including decreased engagement, achievement, and motivation, increased absenteeism, disciplinary issues, […]

July 13, 2023

Feeling Stressed? Just ask a Year 12, their parents and their teachers!

AUTHOR: Meg Melville Everyone has a different threshold for stress. Everyday life presents us with challenges: family, work, friends, health, relationships. Each of us lies somewhere on the continuum of very low to very high in managing those challenges which in turn, has a direct impact on our stress levels, well-being and happiness. Our emotional […]

June 29, 2023

Qualifications & Requirements for Registered Nurses in Australia

Author: Shania Mascarenhas Are you considering a rewarding career as a registered nurse in Australia? As a healthcare professional, it’s essential to possess the right skills and qualifications to provide top-notch care to patients. In this article, we will explore the essential skills and qualifications required to become a registered nurse in Australia. From the […]

June 1, 2023

Role of Educators in Play

By: Belinda Philippi for Class Professionals As a child, you may have fond memories of playing with friends and family members. Play is an essential part of childhood and provides numerous opportunities for learning and development. Play allows children to explore the world around them, make sense of their experiences, and develop essential skills such […]

May 2, 2023

Teachers dealing with Parental Conflict

Author: Meg Melville Parental contact is potentially one of the most stress-inducing situations for a teacher. The angry email, the request for an urgent meeting, being bailed-up at a school function or worse-unexpectedly, out of the school context. Open, constructive and respectful communication should always be the guiding principle when parents seek to engage with […]

March 29, 2023

Top Tips for Relief Teaching

You would be surprised how many times we are asked this, so we thought we would share our top tips!