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Game Over: Young Lives Ruined by Online Gaming

Desperate families are struggling to cope with the emerging problem of online gaming, says child psychiatrist Philip Tam.

/ 20 January 2017
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Required Reading: the Books That Students Read in 28 Countries Around the World

TED has compiled this fascinating list. The Australian book is close to home.

/ 20 January 2017
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Helping students recognise their strengths, the debate over skirts as uniforms, why an app is not a babysitter, and what if your child is...

/ 20 January 2017
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The Parents’ Website of Independent Schools Victoria aims to provide relevant, up-to-date information for the parents of the more than 132,000 students in over...

/ 18 January 2017

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...

/ 13 December 2016
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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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Welcome to Secondary School: A Guide To Surviving and Thriving

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

/ 25 November 2016
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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