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Period pain: what is our body really telling Us?
An article that explores what may be contributing to the period pain the majority of women are experiencing on a monthly basis and questions the fact that painful periods are normal ?
First period – a time for celebration
A girl’s first period, through true education, is a time to celebrate the transition from girl to woman and embrace the glory of the woman that lies naturally within.
A school camp reflection: Using nature as a classroom
What happens when educator Brianna Croke takes a group of eleven incredible teenage girls of all personalities, differences and flairs on a three-day school camp?
Young people, pornography and bullying
Today’s teenagers are the first generation of young people to grow up with ‘sexting’, sex tapes, and using pornography to bully others. Have we fully considered the very real impact of pornography on teenagers’ lives?
What does it mean to be a teenager – the modern day myth of adolescence
What does it mean to grow up? What does it mean to be a teenager? Have we come to accept adolescence to be the ‘reckless years’ or a preparation for adulthood? Adolescence is a time that we can offer support to young people in their transition to adulthood.
A life of purpose – does the way we are educated affect our attitude towards life?
Are we preparing young people to be truly engaged in life? Research shows that over half the workforce are not engaged or motivated at work. How does our Education contribute to the ethos of – "Why get up in the morning?"
The state of education
We know there are problems with the education system. Associate Professor Rachel Lynwood and Michael Benhayon explore education and the impact of the ‘education consciousness’.