Our study – based on a survey of more than 70,000 NSW high school students – looked at what impacts upon their ‘academic buoyancy’.
As NSW works hard to attract new teachers, another answer is to keep them in the profession. Research by UNSW Sydney's Rebecca Collie into teacher wellbeing offers some solutions.
Key to reduced anxiety and exam success is creating a study environment where students can thrive, says a UNSW Sydney educational psychology researcher.
It’s not enough to simply reduce poor working conditions. We must create supportive working environments where teachers can thrive.
High-stress schools undermine teachers’ commitment and risk losing even more from the profession. But schools can take steps to reduce the causes of stress.
UNSW study shows positive teacher-student relationships impact students’ performance.
Students with well-developed and adaptive social and emotional behaviours are most likely to excel in school, according to UNSW researchers in educational psychology.