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...

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Best of the Web: the Perils of a Teenage Daughter, Put Down your Phone, the Value of Chatting to Kids, and Compassion Lessons from a Crazed Seagull

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

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Good Policy, not Base Politics, should Decide School Funding

A proposed new funding model leaves unanswered crucial questions about the impact on individual schools, writes Michelle Green, Chief Executive of Independent Schools Victoria.

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Confident Girls: a How-to Guide

Confident Girls: a How-to Guide

The teenage years often mean a loss in confidence for girls. A new book gives them the code for building confidence - and taking...

Childhood Bullying: Tips for Parents on What to Do

Childhood Bullying: Tips for Parents on What to Do

Parents and families are deeply affected when a child is bullied, a new poll shows. And they want more help to protect them.

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Community Connections – Christ Church Grammar School

Students at Christ Church Grammar School are jumping for joy - and a great cause - over their fund raising to help fight heart...

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Best of the Web: Why Children aren’t Behaving, John Marsden in Conversation, and Helicopter Parenting

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