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To Be a Parent, You Have to Jump In

Best-selling author and cartoonist Kaz Cooke's new book is a 'real' guide for girls 8-12 on navigating the pre-teen years. She also has some...

/ 9 December 2016
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Best of the Web

Students not knowing fake news from real, why we should keep exams and Independent schools recognised as as innovators - our selection of thought-provoking...

/ 9 December 2016
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Conquering the Fear of Failure

Parents have a vital role in encouraging their children to have a go and not to be afraid of failure, says Dr Heather Schnagl,...

/ 5 December 2016
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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,...

/ 4 December 2016
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Welcome to Secondary School: A Guide To Surviving and Thriving

Is your child starting secondary school next year? Andrew Fuller has some great advice for them on how to make the most of the...

/ 25 November 2016
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Best of the Web

More discipline in the classroom, nature schools, boys as bad readers and the impact of the Trump victory in schools - our selection of...

/ 25 November 2016
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The Arts are What It’s All About

Independent Schools Victoria this week launched its Arts Learning Festival, a celebration of the arts next May for all students, teachers, families and the...

/ 25 November 2016
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Connecting to Country

As part of a continuing series, The Parents’ Website celebrates the great community work by Independent school students and staff.

/ 25 November 2016
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Solving The Problem: Making Maths Cool

Can parents turn their children off studying maths? A new campaign is attempting to change the negative narrative.

/ 11 November 2016