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Read It Out Loud

Why both children and adults can benefit from reading out loud.

/ 14 October 2016
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How to Get Your First Job

Getting the first job for a teenager can be daunting. Helen Green offers some practical advice.

/ 14 October 2016
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Best of the Web

How children can make friends, accepting messy teenage rooms and learning in the supermarket – our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around...

/ 14 October 2016

‘The most wonderful gift’

Earlier this year, we featured the work of Fiona Luth's Fiji Book Drive. She reports back on the remarkable impact the project is having.

/ 14 October 2016

Independent Schools Victoria Dispels School Funding Myths

By Michelle Green, Chief Executive, Independent Schools Victoria This article appeared on the opinion pages of The Age on Thursday 13 October 2016. There’s a Melbourne...

/ 13 October 2016
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Get the latest from The Parents’ Website straight to your inbox

We have been gratified by the positive response to the new-look Parents’ Website of Independent Schools Victoria. Our aim has been to provide relevant,...

/ 13 October 2016

Keeping Safe

Kate Fitzsimons lost her sister Nicole, pictured, in a motorbike accident in Thailand. Now she gives a powerful message to senior students: keep safe...

/ 29 September 2016

The Education Funding Debate

Funding for schools has been a hot topic this week, after the Australian Minister for Education Minister Simon Birmingham said that some 'wealthier private...

/ 29 September 2016
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Learning: Why Parents are so Important

What parents say and do have a critical impact on academic achievement, writes Sivanes Phillipson.

/ 29 September 2016