“Today, the annual report on Australia’s school principals’ health and well-being was released. The findings should serve as a wake-up call to policymakers, parents of school-aged children and the population in general…”
“A growing number of school leaders are being pushed to the brink by massive workloads and conflict with the parent community, the latest study into principal health and wellbeing has revealed…”
“The latest Australian Principal Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Survey has found 40 per cent of school leaders have been exposed to physical violence. Deakin University Professor Philip Riley, who helped lead the survey, says he hopes distance education has given parents a “new respect” for teachers… ”
Principals (including principals, assistant principals and deputy principals) are nation builders. They play a vital role in shaping our society and significantly influence our children in ways academic and non-academic, well beyond graduation. They help mould our future leaders, the success of the economy, and us as a nation.
“The 2017 Australian Principals Health and Well-being Survey Report, which was released today, is the seventh annual survey that provides data about principals’ exposure to issues of stress, burnout and offensive behaviour…”
“More than a third of principals in Australian public schools are experiencing physical violence and bullying at work and more than half are being threatened with violence, a new survey has found…”
“Results from the Principal Health and Wellbeing Survey 2017 revealed almost half of respondents had faced threats of violence at work, and one in three had experienced actual violence…”