A Selection of Outside Links

Recommended Businesses

The following are a selection of businesses that ELES has worked with and can recommend or that have been strongly recommended:

Human Connections

http://www.humanconnections.com.au
Rocky is based in Sydney and offers a range of school programs such as helping students with exam/school anxiety, developing motivation and peak performance techniques. He also mentors teachers and runs Parent Information Evenings. Rocky also works with businesses to move them to to the next level with a unique program. Rocky also does counselling and uses hypnotherapy and E.F.T. to help clients overcome a number of life issues.

The Research Den

http://researchden.com/
Bron is the author of the High School Essay Planner and the Night Before Essay Planner and provides support on writing essays to high school and university students. Check out the site for some great advice around essay writing.

Enlighten Education

http://www.enlighteneducation.com/
Enlighten Education's programs help teenage girls decode the mixed messages they receive and help them develop self-esteem and confidence. The programs are designed to be delivered in schools and are targeted at girls aged 12-18. They are fabulous. There is now also a program targeting boys.

Nic Morris at theDesignPeople

http://www.thedesignpeople.com.au
If you like the design of this website or the ELES Study Skills Handbook, contact Nic as he does a great job, is very talented and easy to work with. He has done a number of projects for me and I have been thrilled with all of them - he has a real flair and great design skills. (Note: any errors or dodgy bits or strange looking formatting on this site are probably a result of my amateur 'fiddling' with the site since Nic finished it!)

Natalie Daniel

https://www.etsy.com/shop/nataliedanielauthor/
A friend of mine has created a great set of e-books and activity sheets for Years 2-4 students which would also be great for students in Years 5 and 6 with weaker literacy skills.

Raising Children in a Digital World

http://drkristygoodwin.com/

Dr. Kristy Goodwin takes the guesswork and guilt out of raising kids in the digital age. She arms parents with facts, not fears, about the best ways to parent when it comes to technology. She helps parents ditch the techno-guilt + raise happy, healthy kids who thrive online and offline.

Safe on Social

https://www.safeonsocial.com/

Kirra Pendergast at Safe on Social Media offers a unique solution that combines cyber safety with information security and risk management skills so that audiences learn practical things that they can use in everyday life - using social media safely and positively.

Maggie Dent

https://www.maggiedent.com/

Maggie Dent is an author, educator, and parenting & resilience specialist with a particular interest in the early years and adolescence. She has written a number of books, holds and speaks at events in Australia, and appears on radio and television.

Centre for Inspired Leadership

https://www.centreforinspiredleadership.com.au/

The Centre for Inspired Leadership was founded by Stuart Constable and Natalie Daniel. Together they have more than 30 years' experience writing and delivering leadership training for schools, government, community and corporate organisations in Australia, South-east Asia and the UAE.

Pencil Grips Plus

https://www.pencilgripsplus.com.au/
Pencil Grips Plus, based in Sydney, provides a range of specialised pens, pencils & grips to take the stress out of handwriting, especially during high school exams. We also supply hand exercise putty that’s used to build strength in hand/finger muscles, with the aim of improving handwriting endurance.

Set to Study

https://www.settostudy.com.au/
Set to Study has been established to help high school students reach their potential and achieve the best possible outcome. Each individual's wellbeing is at the forefront of the approach. They incorporate essential elements to help students achieve, whilst relieving the stresses of their high school years through supportive mentorship and tuition. Set to Study evaluate students' motivation and creates a personal study plan so they can discover their study habits and be set to study.

Darta

http://darta.net.au/
Drug and Alcohol Research and Training by Paul Dillon. Always gets great reviews. Drug and Alcohol Research and Training Australia (DARTA) aims to provide education and training expertise as well as high quality research assistance on a wide range of alcohol and other drug issues.

Climate Schools

https://www.climateschools.com.au/ -
Aiming to change and reinvigorate the school climate around alcohol and other drug education, the modules provide curriculum-consistent health education courses proven to reduce harm and improve student well-being.

Five Senses Education

https://www.fivesenseseducation.com.au

Five Senses Education has over 40 years experience as a niche educational supplier, operating as an educational retailer of quality educational toys, children’s books and textbooks – and as a provider of tutoring services. It now includes a publishing and distribution arm and supplies over 1500 titles to tuition centres, bookshops and other retailers in Australia and the region.

Typing 4 KIDS

https://typing4kids.com.au/

Typing 4 Kids works with schools to offer an extra-curricular 'learn to touch type' program at school for students either before or after school. This is an Australian owned and operated business based in Sydney. Children attend lessons once per week for 1 hour.  Each child has an online Premium account which holds their course progression, accuracy, test results and more. 

The Sleep Connection

http://thesleepconnection.com.au/

The Sleep Connection was established by Lisa Maltman to meet the growing need to educate students, teachers and parents in schools on the importance of sleep health. Around 30% of primary school children and 70% of teenagers are sleep deprived, resulting in negative effect on their learning, behaviour and mental health. The aim of the “Sleep for Better Health, Resilience and Performance” program is to support a whole-school approach, ranging from education and practical strategies through to pathways for professional help. Download flyer.

Morrisby Careers Testing

https://www.morrisby.com/

We offer a one stop shop for your school’s careers guidance services.  We offer competitive prices, full training, excellent customer services Results are immediate and are viewed in a dynamic and interactive tool, which can be accessed by both the student and the school.

OsteoLife

https://www.osteolife.com.au

Dr Valerie Johnston-Dugamin, Principal Osteopath at OsteoLife. Focuses on providing awareness on postural strain in school children. She has made it her mission to educate students to be more conscious of their posture, as well as providing them with simple tools that will help
minimise body strain.

Rewards Drama

https://www.rewardsdrama.com
Rewards Drama teaches (in an online live class) the hidden gems of the acting craft to everyday people. Up-skill, improve presentation skills, gain confidence, improve memory and get better outcomes. Focused outcomes include Presentation, Voice, Stagecraft, Unique worth and Confidence.

Australian Centre for Education in Sleep

http://www.sleepeducation.net.au/
Dr Sarah Blunden is an expert in the area of sleep for children and young people.

Child Think Pty Ltd

http://www.childthink.net/
Dr Jenny Harasty, PhD, is a Speech Pathologist and Neurologist. Her business can help students in these areas: learning or speech difficulties, literacy, dyslexia, gifted, ADHD, special provisions.

Noisli

http://www.noisli.com/
Noisli helps students improve focus and boost your productivity. You can mix different sounds and create your perfect background noise. The great thing about background noise is that, not only it keeps your brain active and enhances creative thinking, but it really helps you to stay focused on your current task by blocking out those other distractions.

Sound Off For Schools

https://www.soundoffforschools.com.au/
Nicola Bone, a Brisbane high school teacher founded Sound Off for Schools in 2016 to bring her passion for well-being, mental health and the practice of mindfulness, meditation and Yoga in to her classroom.

onPsych Services

http://www.onpsych.com.au/
NSW, ACT, QLD, WA & VIC schools are eligible to access onPsych Services. onPsych works on the school grounds and provides mental health care to students, families and teachers at no cost (Medicare or NDIS). Other services are also available. Please contact 1300659350 or contact@onpsych.com.au for more information.

Simon Breakspear

https://simonbreakspear.com/
Simon develops frameworks and tools that make evidence-based ideas actionable and easy to understand. His AGILE SCHOOL LEADERSHIP program enables school leadership teams across Australia to effectively implement for impact within their unique educational context.

Harding Miller Education Foundation

https://www.hardingmillereducationfoundation.org.au/
The Harding Miller Education Foundation (HMEF) is an Australian charity and Public Benevolent Institution providing scholarships that offer the tools and support to lift the educational achievements and career aspirations of high potential girls who are facing disadvantage.

The Resilience Project

https://theresilienceproject.com.au/
Delivering emotionally engaging programs and provide evidence-based, practical strategies to build resilience.

Dyslexia Reading Rulers

https://www.mydyslexiashop.com.au/
Dyslexia Reading Rulers.


Cyber Safety/Bullying Session

Video Game Addiction Treatment Clinic

http://videogameaddictiontreatment.com.au/

Emil Hodzic is a Registered Psychologist and offers a psychological service specialising in video game addiction and related software and psychological issues. He began this service in 2012 after seeing a growing need in his practice for interventions, especially for teenage boys, around video games primarily.

Raising Children in a Digital World

http://drkristygoodwin.com/

Dr. Kristy Goodwin takes the guesswork and guilt out of raising kids in the digital age. She arms parents with facts, not fears, about the best ways to parent when it comes to technology. She helps parents ditch the techno-guilt + raise happy, healthy kids who thrive online and offline.

Safe on Social

https://www.safeonsocial.com/

Kirra Pendergast at Safe on Social Media offers a unique solution that combines cyber safety with information security and risk management skills so that audiences learn practical things that they can use in everyday life - using social media safely and positively.

INESS -  Internet Education and Safety Services

http://www.iness.com.au
INESS delivers training, speaking and consultancy worldwide in the field of digital compliance including internet safety and cyberbullying. Presenter Brett Lee (not the cricketer).

Brainstorm Productions

http://www.brainstormproductions.edu.au/
Cyber bullying and bullying programs for high school students presented through the media of short plays.

Bamboo Theatre
http://www.youngaus.com.au/high-schools-2/welfare
This link goes to the people you can book them through. Look for Cyber Shorts towards the bottom. They present a play and workshop on cyberbullying.

eSafety commissioner

https://www.esafety.gov.au/about-the-office/contact-us

CyberSafety Lady, Leonie Smith

http://thecybersafetylady.com.au/talks-2/

Burnbright

www.burnbright.org.au

Digital Leadership. Burn Bright has established with some of the staff from Rising Generations that closed 2 years ago. They will also tailor a program to your needs. 

ACMA

http://www.acma.gov.au/

Alannah and Madeline Website

https://www.amf.org.au/

Police Liaison Officer

Police community liaison officers run sessions on legal and criminal matters.

Concerned Parent's Toolbox

http://backgroundchecks.org/the-concerned-parents-toolbox-120-tools-and-tricks-to-protect-your-kids.html


Other links (study skills related)

General Study Skills Tips

https://blog.achievable.me/2017/08/16/effective-studying/

All About English

http://allearsenglish.com

Understanding the Brain

http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/learning-strategies/

Special Education Links

http://www.beachcitiestutoring.com/

Test Preparation Links

http://www.veritasprep.com/online-reference-for-test-preparation/

How To Study

http://www.how-to-study.com/

Study Strategies

http://www.studygs.net/

Test Taking

http://www.infoplease.com/homework/studyskills1.html

Brain Gym

http://www.braingym.org

Reading List

http://www.enhancedlearning.com/el.htm

Effective Critical Reading

http://juris.nationalparalegal.edu/EffectiveCriticalReading.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1