Students who experience bullying are twice as likely as non-bullied peers to experience negative health effects such as headaches and stomachaches. They are also at increased risk for poor school adjustment, sleep difficulties, anxiety, and depression. Students who engage in bullying behaviour are not free from mental health problems. In fact, they are at increased risk for academic problems, substance use, and violent behaviuor later in adolescence and adulthood.
Even to the student coming back to the same school, every year is different. If you have moved countries or your child has moved schools, he or she is facing a seriously daunting new situation. Certainly change is tough but how parents manage this situation can make the difference to whether the new academic year […]
With school begin the stresses of work and social activity. While teens thrive on their peer connections, parents fret about lack of sleep, social distractions and underachievement. It is important to remember that adolescence is a period of intense growth that should culminate in a well-defined sense of self, in addition to skills and knowledge […]