Author: John Kinniburgh, Head of Secondary School & Deputy Headmaster
Prince Alfred College introduces a new digital wellbeing platform for all parents, SchoolTV.me
As parents, we always want to provide the best for our children yet we don’t always have a clear picture of the actions needed to ensure this outcome unfolds naturally. There is also no shortage of advice, which at best, is inconsistent – from friends, family and experts alike. Some of the advice can resonate whilst other forms just simply do not speak to who we are as individuals, as parents, or it simply does not match our unique children.
There is no doubt that it is becoming more challenging to raise happy, healthy and resilient children. Like never before, we need to be kept informed with clear, fact-based information on the many challenges faced by today’s youth. Topics such as youth anxiety, depression, self-harm, drug and alcohol use, cyberbullying and many others need clear explanation and guidance.
In response to the challenges we face as parents, Prince Alfred College has partnered with SchoolTV, a new online resource that is now available to all parents at the College. SchoolTV is a digital wellbeing platform designed to inform and empower parents to deal with issues being faced by today’s youth. It is a resource to help equip them to deal with the challenges of modern-day parenting and provides a primary reference point for those concerned, or interested, in wellbeing topics relating to children and youth of today.
The platform aggregates information on a single topic into a single resource for easy access and reference, with contributions from leading experts in youth wellbeing. New editions are released regularly and address a major topic with expert interviews, fact sheets, parent quiz, recommended apps, books and much more.
The benefit of SchoolTV is that it collates information from many great resources such as BeyondBlue and ReachOut, amongst others. SchoolTV provides a single stream of independent, factual information that saves parents time and helps to lessen confusion when searching online, and across multiple sites for information.
The Prince Alfred College SchoolTV wellbeing platform can be found at:
The latest updates and archive can be found at:
The newsletter can also be accessed from the College website under the Wellbeing section of each sub-school.
John Kinniburgh, Head of Secondary School & Deputy Headmaster.
Neil Andary, Head of Preparatory School & Deputy Headmaster.