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For many years now, the role of fathers has changed and evolved. During the industrial revolution, fathers were often considered detached and distant due to working long hours in factories. However, today things have changed dramatically with many dads being celebrated for being sensitive, caring...

The global pandemic is having a profound impact on our adolescents with many being forced to miss out on so many rites of passage. Some are becoming more anxious or depressed which is completely understandable given the current situation. However, should your teen display any...

Although the reality of the Coronavirus is ongoing, we are all experiencing various levels of transition across Australia and New Zealand. Whilst many children may be excited at the prospect of lockdown restrictions being lifted, others may feel mixed emotions. As we adjust to new routines,...

The Coronavirus is impacting families around the world and changing how we do things on a daily basis. In many cases, it has resulted in the indefinite postponement of many special, and often long-awaited events, such as milestone birthdays, sporting competitions, school trips and family...

Happiness is a term that captures a huge variety of positive emotions such as humour, serenity, optimism, joy, pride, inspiration, love and hope. Happiness means different things, to different people and is essential to your understanding of emotional literacy. Throughout history, philosophers, religious writers and...

Moving to a new school is a big deal! Your student is going to meet lots of new people and be thrown into new situations. That’s bound to make them feel lots of different emotions. They may feel worried and anxious, but also excited...

'Eco-anxiety' is anxiety related to ecological disasters or threats to the natural environment such as pollution and climate change. Almost everyday, the media reports on extreme weather events such as record temperatures, forest fires or melting ice caps. The media coverage of climate change leaves...

With our Year 12 students in their second week of exams and Year 10 and Year 11 students preparing for their exams our Wellbeing Prefects would like to share some advice for students feeling stressed. It’s easy to slip into the habit of procrastinating until the night before...

Our GIHS Wellbeing Team recently hosted the Unplugged workshop helping parents learn how to identify problematic gaming. Along with helping parents to develop practical strategies to support healthier gaming and internet use. If you would like to learn how to monitor your son/daughter’s screen time on an Apple device...

We would like to congratulate Yu (Amy) Shi from China for her success at the Study Adelaide International Student Awards. The event was held at the Government House of South Australia. His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia, presented awards...