Tag: Teaching

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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Monkey in My Chair News

8 November, 2013
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In mid-2013, a student from Berrinba East State School in south-east Queensland contacted MissingSchool about ways of supporting kids who missed school because of serious illness. Hayley had been told she would need a bone marrow transplant, and she and her family knew that she would be spending a lot of time in hospital and […]

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3 September, 2013

MissingSchool has just discovered another technology application for keeping seriously ill kids connected to their classrooms. Enter Webchair… We will keep you updated as we investigate more about this application, which has been developed in The Netherlands. (Photo courtesy of www.ursula.nl).

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