Surviving teenagers: a guide for parents. Image of a girl sitting on the beach

Surviving Teenagers: A Parent’s Guide

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg's book Surviving Adolescents has just been updated, with adolescent health expert Elly Robinson. We speak to her about the challenges teenagers...

/ 10 August 2018
Celebrating the Arts: Teachers at the launch of the 2019 Arts Learning Festival

Celebrating the Arts in Education

We opened our Annual Student Art Exhibition and launched the Schools' Program for our next Arts Learning Festival.

/ 10 August 2018
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Best of the Web: School Funding Alarm, Forget ‘Find your Passion’, and Why Kids Need to Know the World of Work

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.

/ 10 August 2018
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Andrew Fuller’s Tips on How to Study and Increase Your Marks

With the exam season approaching, here's some great advice on how to get the most out of your study time, in this repost of...

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Chief Scientist: What Our Children Need to Know

Australia's Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel makes the case for teaching children subject content - concepts, facts and principles - and not just generic...

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Best of the Web: Helping School Refusers, Let your Kids Fail, and Why Lying is Normal

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.

A Guide to Making the Most of Uni Open Days

Getting the Most of Uni Open Days: a Parents’ Guide

Careers expert Helen Green provides her updated guide to helping your teenager navigate the upcoming season of uni open days.

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School Starting Age: Questions Parents can Ask

The 'right' age to start school varies for each child, writes Kimberley Pressick-Kilborn. What happens at the school when a child gets there is...