Tag: Secondary School

July 2017 General Meeting

12 July, 2017
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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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Who Are They?

13 October, 2015
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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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Have Your Say

14 March, 2014
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In an earlier blog post, we mentioned Megan Jackson’s research into how schools can use apps like Skype and FaceTime to keep adolescents with chronic illness connected back to their classroom. Megan is now hoping to hear from people who can comment on how schools might be able to work better to support adolescents with […]

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Sick Kids : Why Educationally “Disabled”?

8 September, 2013
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When we have a child with, or diagnosed with, a critical and/or chronic medical condition it is generally very confronting. Words like “devastating, shocking, frightening, taxing” may better describe the experience. Our first concern is to focus on our child’s health. Their survival, wellbeing, happiness and the management of the illness becomes our natural priority. […]

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