Family Law and Shared Parental Responsibility: The Impact on Schools

The Australian Institute of Family Studies estimates that one third of marriages end in divorce and one in three children are born outside of traditional marriage. With education a long-term shared parental responsibility between separated parents, it is important for schools to understand and navigate the basic principles of family law when interacting with these families.

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Mental health in schools: how to get young people to seek help

Children’s and mental health agencies have a message for schools: if you make small changes to improve social relations in your schools, you will help more young people experiencing mental health problems. The Commission for Children and Young People, with the Mental Health Commission of NSW, have released ‘Support in Tough Times: Encouraging Young People […]

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