Webinar Recording: Preparing for High School

Beginning the journey of high school is a time of great excitement and anticipation for many children, yet also a source of great apprehension for countless others. The good news is that there is a lot you can do as a parent to help prepare your child for this next step of their school journey.

In this webinar popular parenting educator, author and secondary teacher Sharon Witt shares practical strategies to remove the stress and ensure a smooth transition to secondary school.

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Sharon Witt
Parenting Ideas Expert
Parenting adolescents and resilience

Sharon Witt has been immersed in the teen world for over two decades in her role as a Secondary teacher, Author and Presenter/Motivational Speaker to adolescents and their parents around the country. She also runs regular workshops within schools and youth events around Australia.

She is a regular media commentator on issues impacting young people, parenting and educational issues.

Sharon is the author of 12 books written for young people to help guide them through many of the issues they face in early years, including Starting High School, Teen Talk and the best-selling Girlwise and Wiseguys series.

Dr Jodi Richardson
Parenting Ideas Expert
Wellbeing and mental health

Dr Jodi Richardson is a mental health, wellbeing and happiness science speaker and educator. She is a mother of two primary-school-aged children and is the founder and director of Happier on Purpose, the mental health and wellbeing expert for Parenting Ideas and writer for both print and online publications.

Integral to Jodi’s work is helping parents and teachers to nurture resilient, relaxed, playful kids who develop lifelong habits of happiness and flourishing mental health.