The Victorian Authorities helps mother and father and carers handle dwelling studying and keep resilient through the coronavirus pandemic by offering a spread of free on-line sources.
Minister for Schooling James Merlino launched little one psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg for a webinar on Tuesday 25 August – and following excessive demand, a second might be held, Tuesday 15 September – geared toward offering mother and father and carers with sensible abilities, information and methods for managing the lockdown interval and distant studying.
The webinars will concentrate on methods and instruments to assist households handle their wellbeing, together with establishing a supportive parental function and coping with uncertainty and disappointment. Households could have a possibility to ask Dr Carr-Gregg questions.
The Authorities has additionally partnered with Elevating Kids Community and funded a 10-episode podcast referred to as ‘Elevating Learners’ that includes parenting specialists from organisations together with the Murdoch Kids’s Analysis Institute, Profession Schooling Affiliation Victoria and eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman-Grant.
Elevating Learners will present mother and father with sensible recommendation, ideas and concepts for supporting kids’s well being, wellbeing and engagement in school. Matters will embody connecting together with your little one’s faculty group, the best way to greatest help your little one’s studying, what to anticipate for VCE and VCAL college students and the best way to preserve your little one protected on-line.
These themes have been drawn from frequent guardian questions acquired by the Division’s coronavirus hotline and Parentline. The primary three episodes might be launched on 1 September, the remaining episodes might be out there all through Time period three and 4. Elevating Learners might be out there through Elevating Kids Community and podcast apps.
Following an unprecedented response with greater than 12,000 registrations, a second webinar will now be held on Tuesday 15 September at 7:30pm.
Locations are nonetheless out there for Managing the Coronacoaster – Suggestions for constructing resilient households webinar on Tuesday 15 September at 7:30pm. For extra info and to register, go to: eventbrite.com
As said by Minister for Schooling James Merlino
“The well being and wellbeing of scholars and households is especially necessary throughout this unsure time. That’s why we’re offering tailor-made sources to assist mother and father and carers help their kids – and themselves.”
As said by little one psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg
“Coronavirus has turned the lives of many Victorian households the other way up, asking them but once more to navigate a brand new actuality of distant studying, working from dwelling and for some, monetary hardship.
“By no means has it been extra necessary to supply households with easy, sensible and evidence-based methods to assist them keep the household’s wellbeing and construct resilience.”
As said by Elevating Kids Community, Govt Director, Professor Julie Inexperienced
“All mother and father want help to assist their kids thrive, and podcasts are nice methods to ship partaking, dependable and credible info on matters which might be on mother and father’ minds. Elevating Learners will concentrate on how mother and father can help their kids’s studying in school, and at dwelling.”