Tag: Research

July 2017 General Meeting

12 July, 2017
2017-07 General Meeting

Please join Missing School as a member and join us at the July 2017 General Meeting. Please contact us for a copy of the proposed changes to Missing School’s Rules of Association. We’d love to have you.

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Touring for the Churchill Fellowship

18 May, 2017
Awarding of 2016 Churchill Fellowships & Churchill Medallions at Government House by the Governer General Sir Peter Cosgrove 13/02/2017

Our Chair, Megan Gilmour is counting down the days until she embarks on a Churchill Fellowship for MissingSchool. The Fellowship is enabling us to study what other countries do to keep seriously sick kids connected to their education, schools, peers and teachers. Telepresence technologies will be a big focus in the discovery process. Megan will […]

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A working paper on data collection

1 May, 2017

MissingSchool acknowledges and thanks Gina Meyers and Tony Barnett for preparing the working paper Data Collection: what data do we need? Kids with a significant illness or injury may experience an extended absence from school. Alternatively, some illnesses or injuries may lead to an accumulation of many short absences over the course of the school […]

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Discovery of Approaches in Australia and Overseas

15 April, 2017

MissingSchool’s Chair, Megan Gilmour is a 2016 Churchill Fellowship awardee who travelled overseas to explore school connection for seriously sick kids, and bring back new knowledge for the benefit of Australian communities. The benefits include potentially greater academic and social connection for improving physical, social, emotional, economic and mental health outcomes for sick kids now […]

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