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Addressing burnout in teachers

As pressure on teachers increases, the shift is visible in their declining health and the prevalence of burnout, experts say. To curb the issue of teacher burnout - and increase the likelihood of graduates staying in their jobs - Springfox ...

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Toolkit improves wellbeing of teachers

A new wellbeing toolkit has become a game changer in improving mental health for teachers in Australia's schools, a report has found. The Staff Wellbeing Toolkit, produced by the National Excellence in School Leadership Initiative (NESLI), has been completed by ...

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Bullying drives teacher to attempt suicide

A former teacher has been awarded a substantial sum after NSW courts ruled she had suffered "soul-destroying" workplace bullying that led to attempted suicide. Helen Frances – whose real name has been withheld – now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and ...

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Instagram branded worst cyberbullying platform

If 'likes' are Instagram’s currency, having none of them can be humiliating. Worse yet, vicious comments, ‘hate’ accounts and sharing and doctoring of people's photos without permission can be damaging at best, and life-threatening at worst. While the latter situation is ...

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Internet addiction in the wired generation

According to recent figures, about twice annually, a gamer dies. In January 2015, A 32-year-old man was found dead in an internet cafe in Taiwan. In September that same year, a Russian teenager died after playing Defence of the Ancients ...

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