Kelly-Ann is an educational and developmental psychologist whose research interests are concerned with school belonging and belonging more generally, and for the translation of this research to educational contexts.Read more about Kelly-Ann Allen's research
Kelly-Ann Allen's Articles
A helping hand for Year 12s
There are key messages that parents and teachers can use to set the emotional tone for students when stress levels ramp up.
Building belonging back at school
Emotions will vary for many Victorian students heading back to school on 26 May, and schools are well-equipped to deal with them, and the 'new (COVID-19) normal'.
The struggle to belong at school
Australian schools are failing to foster a sense of belonging among their students.
Back to school tips
Many children will be anxious about going back to school. Some might be excited. Either way, there are some things you can do to help ease the transition.
The battle outside the classroom
Parents are emotional creatures, so why are we surprised when parent-teacher conflicts arise?