As Australian kids start heading back to school, many face a range of emotions, anxiety, fear, and sadness as they pivot to a new school norm, temperature checks, schedule changes, and new seating arrangements in class.
For many this causes a sense of anxiousness. For those in their final year of school, tremendous sadness around their loss of a rite of passage in their final senior year. For fathers and families, they need us more than ever.
Join Dr Tim Hawkes in our new Podcast series Figuring it out Together.
About Dr Tim Hawkes
Tim Hawkes is an educator, social commentator and author.
Recipient of an Australian Government ‘Excellence as a Headmaster Award’ in 2007 and an OAM for services to education in 2014, Tim is a frequent contributor to educational debate with many radio appearances, including Richard Glover’s ‘Political Forum’ on the ABC and regular television appearances.
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