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The Parents’ Website of Independent Schools Victoria aims to provide relevant, up-to-date information for the parents of more than 140,000 students in over 200...

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Four Tips to Help Children Learn to Read

How we learn to read involves a combination of strategies, writes Professor Misty Adoniou.

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Screenagers

The struggle by parents to control their children's screen time is tackled in Screenagers, a documentary that's getting worldwide attention, now showing in Australia.

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New Study: Bullying Hurts Learning

A long-term study tracking Melbourne school students has uncovered evidence that children bullied in primary school are being left behind in learning.

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Best of the Web: Why children make the best teachers, improving students’ handwriting, and preparing children for the jobs of tomorrow

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

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Parents and Homework: Tips for Homework Harmony

Does tension build when you 'help' your child with homework? Lawrence J. Cohen suggests a better way.

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Best of the Web: making smacking illegal, parenting a gifted child, and online predators using gaming apps

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

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Screen Time Dominates Young Lives: Poll

The findings of the latest Australian Child Health Poll show that screens now have a central place in many children's lives before they reach...

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‘Your teen is likely to lie to you’

Drug education expert Paul Dillon will present a free seminar for Independent school parents next month on teens and alcohol. Here he confronts the...