Why are relationships so important in schools? How do friendship issues impact learning? How can parents and teachers work together to empower kids to “bounce forward”? 

As the Head of a leading private girls’ Junior School, Daniel Sandral shares insights into how relationships impact the learning and wellbeing of his students. He describes the importance of not solving children’s problems for them and, instead, describes a helpful analogy for parents to reframe their involvement. 


Daniel Sandral is the Head of the Junior School at MLC School in Sydney, Australia. With extensive experience and expertise in Education, Daniel is a passionate and dedicated educator leading one of the top girls’ schools to inspire “daring and brave” girls. Daniel was a Curriculum Consultant in the Catholic Education Office and held a leadership role at the Association of Independent Schools NSW.


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