Tag: Emotional

Who Are They?

13 October, 2015
Who are they

A comprehensive report into the challenges facing kids who miss school due to significant injury or illness aims to improve outcomes for an estimated 60,000 seriously ill Australian students. Go here to find the report – School Connection For Seriously Sick Kids: who are they, how do we know what works and whose job is […]

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A Note to Parents and Carers

2 October, 2014

A Note to Parents and Carers: When Sick Kids Miss School Work (Primary School) Sick kids miss school in three ways: They mightn’t be well enough to attend because of illness, hospital stays, recovery at home, or frequent visits to doctors. They might be physically at school, but feel unwell and can’t concentrate because of […]

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It’s time to Listen Here!

25 May, 2014

We do not really know how seriously ill or injured kids feel about missing school and for many reasons it is complicated for them to tell us. But we need to try harder to listen. MissingSchool was asked to present vignettes of kids’ voices to the Linking Up For Kids Conference. MissingSchool devised a “vignettes” […]

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It makes a difference to be remembered

8 April, 2014

Read about Hayley and Fernando this month in Brisbane Child. (Article reproduced with kind permission of the publishers.)

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