Category: Secondary

Blog articles related to secondary school subjects, teaching, learning, issues, and more. Written by recognised educators, authors and staff. Each blog is tagged for easy filtering.

Teenage Anxiety

Teenage anxiety and learning in school

Teenage anxiety can have a profound effect on learning. Dee Doherty, educator, author and former special needs adviser, looks at some of the causes of teenage anxiety and suggests what schools and individual teachers can do to address this issue.

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relationships in the media

Relationships in the media

I’ve been giving some thought to how much relationships in media influence the way we think about relationships in real life. While the research findings on the subject aren’t unsurprising, it is clearly a highly relevant theme in teaching media literacy. 

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Climate change

Integrating climate change into your curriculum

Why is climate change important to young people’s learning? In Years 7–11, students are already experiencing rapid physical, emotional and social changes in their own lives. As they see it, climate change may be just one more disaster that no one can do anything about.

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