Bring Your Child To Work Day

Bring Your Child To Work Day Over 20 years ago an organization in the U.S started encouraging employees and employers to have a designated take your child to work day. At some places the practice has taken hold, at others it hasn't. It's truly a novel idea and one we can utilize to work safer. …

Connect –Teaching Young People About Safety and Life

Connect –Teaching Young People About Safety and Life By the late George Robotham SU QLD's Connect Program (http://su-connect.org.au/) is a long-term adventure-based learning program designed to help young people who are "at risk" — facing exclusion from school, come from broken homes or are locked into cycles of addiction – please take a moment to …

School Fair Safety

School Fete Safety I got an email from a reader overnight and it really concerned me. Schools have a huge responsibility in regards to student safety and from what I have seen, generally take this responsibility very seriously and professionally. However, some of the stuff I have seen come come from my kids school lately …

There has to be a better way

There has to be a better way to say it? I was recently enjoying a great day at the local pool when I spotted this massive, confronting sign - kinda killed the fun for me! For starters it isn’t worded correctly – the top message implies that the parents weren’t properly supervised! I can get …

School ditches rules and loses bullies

School ditches rules and loses bullies Encouraging article about unwrapping the cotton wool, encouraging creative play and ripping up the stupid rules book. While most teachers were horrified before this experiment began, the results have been quite amazing. Kids now have an outlet for their exuberance, creativity and energy. Read the full article from NZTV …