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

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.

Assoc. Prof. Jane Burns

Professor of Youth Mental Health

Jane is the founder and CEO of the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre.

Professor Pat McGorry AO

MD, PhD, FRCP, FRANZCP

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.

Dr Elizabeth Scott

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.

Dr Jo Robinson

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

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.

Julie Rae

Julie is the Head of Information and Research at the Alcohol and Drug Foundation where she leads a team devoted to providing evidence-based information for the prevention of alcohol and other drug problems. She is an advocate for upstream prevention and blogs on ‘GrogWatch’.

Assoc. Prof. Frances Kay-Lambkin

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 her innovative computer based interventions for substance use disorders.

Susan McLean

Founder, 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. Susan has been awarded The National Medal and the Victoria Police Service Medal and 2nd Clasp.

Lesley Podesta

CEO 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

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.

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

Child and Adolescent Psychologist

Michael is the resident Child and Adolescent Psychologist at SchoolTV. He is certified in Child Internet Safety (UCLAN) and sits on the Board of many organisations including the National Centre Against Bullying. In 1985 he founded CanTeen, a cancer support group for teenagers and written several bestselling parenting books including ‘Beyond Cyberbullying’.

Some of our topics

 

Depression

Anxiety

Suicide and Self Harm

Drug and Alcohol

Cyberbullying


Offensive Material


Sexting


Social Media


Screen Addiction


Digital Reputation

“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.