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Why we should put yoga in the Australian school curriculum

2:25 pm 28 April 2021 Jose-Fernandez 0 Comments

Young people in Australia experience very high stress in schools, which has negative impacts on their academic performance and mental health. It is crucial schools teach students how to identify and best manage stress. These skills will continue to benefit them throughout their lives.

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Melbourne primary school launches world’s largest mindfulness initiative

2:19 pm 28 April 2021 Jose-Fernandez 0 Comments

St. Peter’s Catholic Primary School in Sunshine West joined thousands of Australian primary schools in kicking off the world’s biggest mindfulness class last week, promoting strong mental wellbeing among young people.

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New mental health program to support 600 schools across regional and rural Australia

8:09 am 7 February 2021 Jose-Fernandez 0 Comments

As students settle into classrooms for the new school year, leading mental health not-for-profit Smiling Mind has opened nationwide applications for its award-winning school program.

The evidence-based Smiling Mind Regional and Rural Schools Program, driven by a $2.5 million funding boost from the Australian Government, is set to impact 600 regional and rural schools — including Government, independent and Catholic — across the country.

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