Psych4Schools practical online resources are designed to support teachers, school leaders, psychologists and other professionals work more effectively with primary and junior secondary students, parents and colleagues.

Psych4Schools resources are now also available to parents/carers. Note some resources require professional understanding or specialist training in their implementation.

The best interests and wellbeing of the child is the primary focus of Psych4Schools resources.


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We need to talk about handwriting

July 29th, 2022

Pencils, pens and paper remain relevant Despite the widespread uptake of word processing from the 1980s, the rapid rise of the Internet in the early 2000s, and more recently the increased use of laptops and other digital devices people continue to write by hand each day. Handwriting remains entrenched because pens and pencils are low […]

School refusal – new ebooklet

February 13th, 2022

While many students will settle into school routines with ease, two psycho-social issues currently confront a number of Australian children in primary and junior secondary years – school refusal and separation anxiety. While adjustment to school can take time, the pandemic has also contributed to increased feelings of uncertainty, stress and anxiety for some children. […]

Helping young children return to school after remote learning

October 17th, 2021

In some Australian states and territories children will return to school progressively over the next few weeks following lockdown periods. What can parents/carers and teachers do to help with this transition? The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Melbourne recently presented a videoconference with an expert panel on helping Year F-2 children return to school. The panel […]