Social/emotional wellbeing

The social and emotional wellbeing of students can strongly impact learning outcomes. Many diverse learners can find social activities challenging. These social and emotional wellbeing practices focus on social skill development, regulating emotions, and coping strategies for an overwhelmed state.

Student studying near bench
Provide a safe calm space for students
TEACHING PRACTICE
For student years
Preschool – Year 12
Helps students to
  • better regulated
  • be less disruptive in class
  • Female student typing on iPad with robot on table
    Harnessing student interests
    TEACHING PRACTICE
    For student years
    Preschool – Year 12
    Helps students to
  • be more engaged
  • focus across topics
  • Choice making
    Embedding opportunities for choice making
    TEACHING PRACTICE
    For student years
    Middle years
    Helps students to
  • make decisions
  • build independence
  • Teacher working with student
    Provide feedback on learning & behaviour
    TEACHING PRACTICE
    For student years
    Early years
    Helps students to
  • stay motivated
  • remain on-task for longer
  • feel valued
  • Teacher working with student
    Model positive interactions
    TEACHING PRACTICE
    For student years
    Early years
    Helps students to
  • build social-awareness
  • interact with others
  • Teacher sticking 'help me' sign onto whiteboard
    Model emotional literacy
    TEACHING PRACTICE
    For student years
    Early years
    Helps students to
  • identify and respond to emotions
  • regulate emotions
  • Two children playing connect 4 together
    Teach social problem-solving
    TEACHING PRACTICE
    For student years
    Early years
    Helps students to
  • solve social problems
  • become independent