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Student wellbeing in schools

Positive engagement in education is one of the most vital determinants of a person’s lifelong health and wellbeing.

In a number of previous consultations, children and young people themselves have told the Commissioner about the importance of school and the role of education in affecting their wellbeing.

For up to date information refer to the Commissioner's Indicators of Wellbeing data resource.


Reports

School survey findings on student wellbeing

The Commissioner invited WA school leaders and wellbeing staff to participate in a survey on student wellbeing approaches within their school.

Discussion paper - Supporting student wellbeing in WA schools

The Commissioner's discussion paper highlights the need for a stronger strategic approach, prioritisation and resources for student wellbeing in WA schools.

How the education sectors resource and react to student health and wellbeing issues in Western Australia

A report prepared for the Commissioner for Children and Young People WA by Eirlys Ingram.

How can you help your child to be engaged in school and learning?

Top tips for parents, carers and family

Issues papers

Creativity and education

Policy briefs

Children and young people speak out about education and health at school

Children and young people speak out about education and health at school

Children and young people speak out about education and safety at school

Children and young people speak out about education and safety at school

Submissions

Submission to the Productivity Commission on National Education Evidence Base, June 2016

Submission to Senate Select Committee on School Funding Investment

Submission to the Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs, October 2015

Inquiry into educational opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

Submission to the Productivity Commission, May 2014

Inquiry into Childcare and Early Learning

More information

Supporting student wellbeing in schools webinar

In this webinar, the Commissioner identifies opportunities to strengthen responses to promote positive student wellbeing and ensure that WA students receive the support they need.

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