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VCE: The bigger picture and keeping things in perspective

During VCE exams, it's important to remember that students are not just reduced to a neat little number, writes Simone Boland, Head of VCE...

/ 14 November 2019
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Andrew Fuller: 10 reasons why your teen shouldn’t drink

Leading clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller makes the case why parents should take a clear and strong stand against their teenager drinking - and gives...

/ 8 November 2019
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A fair go for students with a disability

A new system to support students with disability is a step forward, but needs fine tuning, writes Michelle Green, Chief Executive of Independent Schools...

/ 8 November 2019
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My tiny humans: I did it!

Natalie Moutafis is discovering how the Feuerstein approach to learning is helping her children discover their sense of self.

/ 8 November 2019
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Best of the Web: Should kids climb trees, put down your phone, why teens need rites of passage, and more

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

/ 8 November 2019
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/ 7 November 2019
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Worried about young people and technology? Try talking to them

There's growing unease about the technology use of young people. As a starting point, we should ask them what they think, writes Aine Maher.

/ 25 October 2019
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Judith Locke: the case against parents influencing class placements

At this time of year, class lists can be a hot topic and many parents might be doing everything they can to enable their...

/ 25 October 2019
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Mem Fox on the cycle of life

The inspiration for Mem Fox's new book was the realisation that one day her grandson would lose his grandparents. In this interview with The...

/ 25 October 2019