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From school cannot to school can 2024125W

Aug 15, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024

$350 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time

Thursday 15 August 2024, 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Delivery mode

Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event


Teacher, School Leader, Principal


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"From School Cannot to School Can: Strategies for Attendance & Reconnecting with School" equips leaders, teachers, and principals with essential strategies to tackle school refusal or school cannot. Participants will explore the three major reasons for school refusal and uncover the hidden link between fear, grief, and school reluctance. The course offers a four-step strategy to re-engage students back into school and provides effective methods to support parents of reluctant children. Through practical insights and actionable steps, educators will be empowered to create a supportive and inclusive school environment, fostering improved attendance and student connection.

Key takeaways

  • deeper understanding of the three major reasons for school refusal.
  • deeper understanding of the hidden link between fear, grief and school refusal
  • four step strategy for re-engaging students back into school.
  • strategies to work effectively to support parents with children who are reluctant to attend school


Presenter information

Andrew Fuller

Andrew Fuller is a clinical psychologist, family therapist, author, speaker and creator of Learning Strengths™. Andrew has worked with over 3,000 schools in Australia, NZ Asia and the UK and with more than 5000,000 young people on core elements of resilience - connect, protect and respect (CPR) and building The Resilient Mindset. Andrew Fuller is an Honorary Fellow at the University of Melbourne and has been a scientific consultant for the ABC and a regular presenter on Radio National. He has established programs for neuroscience and education and the promotion of mental health in schools, substance abuse prevention, and the reduction of violence and bullying, suicide prevention programs and for assisting homeless young people.

 Link(s) to relevant VRQA Standards 

  •  Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Attendance monitoring