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Start offering our engaging Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) program to your primary school students. Available for use as a target or universal SEL program and including our award winning materials, unlimited professional support, and supervision. The program is sure to inspire young students towards better social, emotional and academic outcomes.
Effective resource, exceptional service.
All the support, resources and supervision you need
along the way. We’re here for you!
A beautifully crafted program
Engage children aged 6-11 years with award winning materials designed for the classroom (universal) or target groups of two or more. Empower parents with fieldwork activities and strategies for home and community.
Stay on top of theoretical SEL developments with regular content and revision on our online portal. Search and download extra content ideas to assist with the specific student challenges. We can also help produce new content based on your unique learning goals.
Manuals and Lesson Plans
Abundant and modern resources for facilitators like a program manual, activities manual and age-specific lesson plans all designed to ensure you have all the information you need at your fingertips for immediate implementation.
Evaluate and monitor your students progress with the help of a simple but comprehensive SEL assessment methodologies. Generate comparison reports to assist you in designing individual learning plans for students with more complex needs.
All the support you always wanted. Confidential, fast and reliable support and supervision from our experienced psychologist at Quirky Kid clinic. As a school client, you are part of our team, and we will be there to support you when you call.
Guaranteed fast and professional customer service. We have tailored a modern customer service experience for you. Email, phone, facebook twitter or chat – you choose, we deliver. We also can handle all questions, requests from parents. Save time and enjoy our efficiency!
Shortlisted for the best primary resources in the Educational Publishers Awards 2015 (Australia) and Showcased during the Bologna Children’s Bookfair 2015.
All you need to know:
Who created the program?
The Best of Friends program was developed in the clinic setting by Educational and Developmental Psychologist, Dr. Kimberley O’Brien, together with the QK team, that included teachers and other educational and social development experts.
What is the program structure?
There are two main structures. The target program delivered over 8 sessions, for a group of 2 to 8 students and the universal program, delivered for the entire classroom during one term to two terms.
What years or stages is intended for?
Currently, the program is suitable for school students aged 6 to 12 years or on stages 2, 3 and 4 of the Australian Curriculum.
Who is eligible to deliver the content?
Our program was designed to be delivered by teachers, counselor, guidance officers, psychologists or pastoral care. The delivery method you choose may impact on your choice of facilitator. We will help you make the right choice.
Our school is based in a regional area, can we apply?
Yes! We can help you to implement the program anywhere around Australia and overseas.
How much does it cost my students?
Individual cost per student is around $80. This is only $8 per session and includes the individual workbook. All the supervision, support and regular customer service is included. There is nothing else to pay and discounts may apply.
Do I need training?
Yes. You will need to complete a simple preparation process. When it comes to delivering the program we are committed to ensuring the highest possible standards for our facilitator. We are equally committed to guaranteeing you have the right resources readily available.
Do we pay to register?
There is no registration cost for the school. All you need is to set up your first target or universal group by purchasing the individual licenses.
Is the content aligned with the Australian Curriculum?
Yes. A great deal of preparation went into ensuring the BoF content relates to key areas of the Australia curriculum. This includes Personal and Social Capabilities, English, Critical and Creative Thinking and Health, Ethical Understanding and Health and Physical Education.
Our team will be very happy to meet with in person anywhere in Australia or via skype anywhere in the world. Call us on +61 2 9362 9297 and discover why schools like St Catherine’s School in Sydney have already joined us.