Welcome to SchoolTV
A digital wellbeing platform for schools

SchoolTV is a world first, wellbeing platform featuring Dr Michael Carr-Gregg. It addresses the modern day realities faced by schools and parents who increasingly need clear, relevant and fact-based information around raising safe, happy and resilient young people.

Whilst there is a great deal of information available, this can often be confusing and overwhelming for parents looking for guidance. SchoolTV addresses this issue. It is online resource designed to empower parents with credible, sound information with realistic and practical strategies.

SchoolTV is a school branded resource that is available through subscribed schools thus allowing parents to access information on individual topics.

 

“SchoolTV provides schools with topic based multimedia content from some of Australia’s leading experts. It's designed to integrate seamlessly with any school website.”

 

Register your interest in SchoolTV

By registering your interest, you will receive more information about this world first wellbeing platform, as well as a link to set up your school.

 

Don't feed me

SchoolTV targets parents and complements the student program, MindMatters. SchoolTV extracts content from major organisations, such as ReachOut, and provides parents with a streamlined resource of aggregated information on a single topic.

Our Specialists

Below is a sample of some of our specialists. They bring their expertise, commitment and diverse perspectives to your school. SchoolTV can help make a stronger and more resilient community from the inside out.

Professor Ian Hickie AM

Brain and Mind Centre

Professor Ian Hickie is a prominent mental health campaigner. He heads the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre and is the Commissioner in the National Mental Health Commission.

Dr Elizabeth Scott

Headspace

Liz is a Senior Clinician at Headspace located at the University of Sydney. She is also Director at the Young Mental Health Unit at St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Sydney.

Professor Pat McGorry AO

Orygen

Executive Director of Orygen, Professor of Youth Mental Health at The University of Melbourne. He is a world leading researcher in early psychosis and youth mental health.

Susan McLean

Cyber Safety Solutions

Susan is the Founder of Cyber Safety Solutions and is Australia’s foremost expert in cyber safety. A member of Victoria Police for 27 years, she is widely known as the ‘cyber cop’, being the first officer appointed to a position involving cyber safety and young people. 

Dr Jo Robinson

Orygen

Dr Jo Robinson is a Senior Research Fellow at Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne. She leads a suite of research programs around suicide prevention and coordinates several research projects in collaboration with Australian and overseas universities.

John Rogerson

Alcohol & Drug Foundation

John was appointed Chief Executive of the Australian Drug Foundation in 2008. He joined the Foundation in October 1994 as General Manager of Operations and has been Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Good Sports.

Assoc. Prof Samantha Thomas

Deakin University

Samantha is a public health sociologist and qualitative expert at Deakin University. She has worked in a number of areas of health, including mental health and obesity. However, she is most well known for her research into the commercial determinants of gambling harm and public health advocacy responses to these.

Assoc. Prof. Frances Kay-Lambkin

National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW

Frances is a Psychologist and Lecturer in the Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, and Associate Professor at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW. She is internationally recognised for computer based interventions for substance use.

Assoc. Prof. Jane Burns

Young & Well CRC

Jane is the founder and CEO of the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre. Social entrepreneur, motivational speaker and an advocate driving digital health reform through public and private sector partnerships in Australia and internationally.

Lesley Podesta

Alannah & Madeline Foundation

As CEO of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation, Lesley has established a range of new key global partnerships for the Foundation to deliver ambitious new public health goals. Her time at the Health Department, saw her lead the response to the tsunami crisis in Aceh, Indonesia and later developed the National Incident Room following the Bali bombings.

Liz Walker

Culture Reframed

Liz is an accredited sexuality educator, speaker, author and is the Director of Health Education at  Culture Reframed. Culture Reframed is the global lead in solving the public health crisis of the digital age. Liz is a passionate advocate for children and young people, and also chairs the Australian organisation Porn Harms Kids.

Rev. Tim Costello

Alliance for Gambling Reform

Rev Tim Costello is an Australian Baptist minister and Chief Advocate of World Vision Australia where he places the challenges of global poverty on the national agenda. He is one of Australia’s best known community leaders and a sought after voice on social justice issues, leadership and ethics.

Some of our topics

 

“Today’s parents, as well as schools, face unprecedented challenges in raising healthy and resilient kids. SchoolTV is a unique online platform providing ongoing guidance and realistic strategies from leading experts.”

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

Today's Youth

SchoolTV has been designed to respond to the rising need of schools to provide parents with credible, independent and ongoing information on the challenges facing our youth. Below are some alarming statistics from Mission Australia.

 

 
  • Every year, 4 million Australians are effected by mental health. This impacts the economy more that any communicable disease. The overall cost of supporting people with a mental illness annually is $28.6 billion.
  • 75% of all psychological issues in adults, start under the age of 25.
  • In Australia, a male aged 15 to 29 suicides every 18 hours.
  • Since 2005, the number of young girls who suicide has doubled.
  • Only 1 in 3 teenagers report getting a good night’s of sleep regularly.
  • Only 19% of teenagers eat sufficient fruit and vegetables.
  • 1 in 5 teenagers consume one or more soft drinks almost every day.