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Personal, Social, Health, and Economic Education


Hacking Happiness

Hacking Happiness

State of Disruption

The actions we take can influence the very function of our brain cells, and ground-breaking research has proven just how much control we have over our mind-body connection. This video explores how ‘hacking’ our ‘feel-good’...Show More
Stress, Anxiety and Resilience in a Time of Disruption

Stress, Anxiety and Resilience in a Time of Disruption

State of Disruption

Our world is currently in a state of disruption not before seen in our lifetimes. The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the social, economic and political structures that humans once took for granted, understandably impacting the mental health of...Show More
Resilience and the Fight-or-Flight Response

Resilience and the Fight-or-Flight Response

State of Disruption

Encountering a wild animal predator may be a stress we long left behind in history, but the survival mechanisms humans developed then still serve us in today’s stressful situations, from exams to online bullying. This video explores the...Show More
Emerging into Resilience

Emerging into Resilience

State of Disruption

While the sympathetic nervous system triggers the fight-or-flight response to danger, the parasympathetic nervous system allows the body to relax and repair. This video looks at ways we can help our bodies to engage the parasympathetic nervous...Show More
Who Are You?

Who Are You?

Miniclips: Next Stop, Puberty!

Going through puberty is challenging. But overcoming challenges brings new skills and strengths. At the end of puberty, not only do we have a bigger (and hairier and smellier!) body, but also newfound independence, resilience and courage to take...Show More
Jump Onboard

Jump Onboard

Miniclips: Next Stop, Puberty!

Jump in, it’s going to be a wild ride! This broad and light-hearted introduction to puberty looks at the common features of male and female puberty, emphasising that puberty is far from a one-size-fits-all process.
All the Changes: Females

All the Changes: Females

Miniclips: Next Stop, Puberty!

Getting her first period is one of the most significant changes a girl will experience during puberty. This video considers the options available for managing this often confronting change, and looks at other features of female puberty including...Show More
All the Feels

All the Feels

Miniclips: Next Stop, Puberty!

The major physical changes of puberty can often overshadow the less visible but equally important changes going on below the surface, including the many social and emotional changes that girls and boys both experience. This video covers methods...Show More
All the Changes

All the Changes

Miniclips: Next Stop, Puberty!

Change often equals uncertainty and this is never truer than for children approaching puberty. Leaving no awkward stone unturned – from hair to periods and erections – this video takes viewers through the physical, social and emotional...Show More
All the Changes: Males

All the Changes: Males

Miniclips: Next Stop, Puberty!

Having his first ‘wet dream’ or unwanted erection can be an embarrassing and confronting experience for a boy entering puberty. This video goes through all the things a penis might do that it hasn’t done before as well as other changes that...Show More
Hannah: Eating Disorders

Hannah: Eating Disorders

Woven Threads: Stories from Within

Hannah is young woman full of life, enthusiasm and a smile that is infectious. If you met her on the street you would never guess the challenges she has faced in her young life. During this episode, Hannah shares some of her journey with us: the...Show More
Keenan: Childhood Trauma, Addiction, Incarceration, and PTSD

Keenan: Childhood Trauma, Addiction, Incarceration, and PTSD

Woven Threads: Stories from Within

After losing his parents at a young age and being separated from his brothers, Keenan was moved from his home in Redfern to the suburbs of southern Sydney. At the age of 13 and against the wishes of his carers, he went to find his brother who...Show More
Emma: Trauma, Adoption, Disordered Eating and PTSD

Emma: Trauma, Adoption, Disordered Eating and PTSD

Woven Threads: Stories from Within

Emma was adopted at six weeks old and always knew she was adopted. When Emma was three, her family adopted another baby girl. As kids they were inseparable but as they grew older they started to see the world differently. Emma lacked a sense...Show More
Jett: Bullying, LGBTIQ, and Eating Disorders

Jett: Bullying, LGBTIQ, and Eating Disorders

Woven Threads: Stories from Within

Nineteen year-old Jett shares his story of suffering from bullying in school and in his dance career, which led to severe anxiety, depression and resulted in anorexia nervosa. When Jett was in primary school, the bullying started because of his...Show More
Olive: Teen Depression

Olive: Teen Depression

Woven Threads: Stories from Within

Olive is sixteen and lives with Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD), ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), anxiety and depression. At the age of nine, Olive began to have negative thoughts but she managed to hide them from everyone...Show More
Peter: Anxiety, Depression and Work Stress

Peter: Anxiety, Depression and Work Stress

Woven Threads: Stories from Within

Pete grew up on a farm in New South Wales, Australia. His father was a farmer and all he ever wanted to do was follow his dad around and be a farmer too. After school, Pete went to another farm and learnt about sheep farming, eventually bringing...Show More
Feeling Safe

Feeling Safe

Miniclips: My Body and Brain Working Together

The final Miniclip of this series helps students summarise everything they have learnt to create a Safe and Well Plan. This plan supports students and reminds them of strategies they can use to help their body and brain feel safe, how to...Show More
Calming My Body and Brain

Calming My Body and Brain

Miniclips: My Body and Brain Working Together

Brains are useful for many things but not so great at helping you feel calm and safe – although they do try! Your brain might tell you, “You need to calm down!”, but it doesn’t really get rid of feelings of fear or stress inside the...Show More
Finding Feelings

Finding Feelings

Miniclips: My Body and Brain Working Together

Sometimes it’s hard to find the words to describe how we’re feeling. Feelings are meant to move like blobs of energy, but if you don’t express your feelings it can cause them to get stuck inside you and make you hurt or feel unwell. This...Show More
My Senses Keeping Me Safe

My Senses Keeping Me Safe

Miniclips: My Body and Brain Working Together

Our senses pick up information from the environment around us and from within our bodies, and send it to our brain and body. This Miniclip explores how our senses react to the environment around us and create emotional responses. It also explains...Show More
My Brain

My Brain

Miniclips: My Body and Brain Working Together

This Miniclip helps students to understand how the brain functions when it’s trying to work out how the body is feeling. It features Dr Dan Siegel’s “hand model” which is helpful in understanding what is happening inside the brain when...Show More
Calm Breathing

Calm Breathing

Miniclips: My Body and Brain Working Together

Breathing not only keeps us alive – it’s also great for helping our body and brain do different things, like calming down or getting ready for action. This Miniclip introduces the three main areas in our body that breathing works with and...Show More
Sharing Intimate Images

Sharing Intimate Images

Behind the Scenes of Respectful Intimate Relationships

A scene showing Captain Terry’s reaction when a friend shares a picture of his ‘doodle’ sparks a deeper conversation between the cast members about the impact of non-consensual sharing of intimate images, privacy, sex shaming, revenge porn...Show More
Misogyny in Pornography

Misogyny in Pornography

Behind the Scenes of Respectful Intimate Relationships

After a scene on the pirate ship where the characters argue over what ‘all’ women like, the cast and crew discuss how pornography is made for the ‘male gaze’. They explore ideas about misogyny and stereotypes in pornography and the...Show More
Pornography and Addiction

Pornography and Addiction

Behind the Scenes of Respectful Intimate Relationships

Boom operator Tim becomes so distracted by his addiction to online pornography that his work on set begins to suffer. The director talks with him about acknowledging his problem and realising how much it controls his behaviour, then encourages...Show More