|Student Engagement Research Project|
by Roger Holdsworth and Michelle Blanchard
What do young people with high support needs in the area of mental health say that assists in their engagement with school?
This document summarises the themes that emerge from studies that record and analyse student voices. These studies are listed in an Annotated Bibliography on the AGCA website. The study discusses the implications of this information for future mental health promotion in schools and asks you to consider what this means for your daily practice.
|Staff Perspectives on Student Connection to School Research Project|
STAFF VOICES: WHAT HELPS STUDENTS WITH SUPPORT NEEDS IN MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING CONNECT WITH SCHOOL?
by Sarah Anderson, Helen Kerr-Roubicek and Louise Rowling 2006
How do staff from a group of MM+ Demonstration schools understand the process of ‘connecting to school’ and what do they do to enable it?
This document summarises the themes that emerged from interviews with 12 staff members. The study discusses their advice about building a positive school community as a basis for enabling connection for all students. In addition there was a clear view that it was vital to reach out to students with support needs to maximize their opportunity for connecting to school.