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What Subjects to Choose in Years 11 and 12? Here’s the Advice of Australia’s Chief Scientist

A Year 10 student was worried about what subjects to choose for her final two years of school, so she asked Australia's Chief Scientist...

/ 6 September 2019
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The Music Box, by Sienna Boorer

The Short Story Competition run as part of our Arts Learning Festival showcased the creative talents of Victorian students. We’ve asked winners to record...

/ 6 September 2019
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Andrew Fuller: How to Survive and Thrive in Tests and Exams

Leading clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller provides strategies for students to cope with anxiety and perform at their best, in this repost of one of...

/ 6 September 2019
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Best of the Web: a Teenager’s Guide to Arguing with Parents, Play School Deals with Death and Grief, Why Young People Don’t Trust the Media, and more

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

/ 6 September 2019
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/ 5 September 2019
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Der Cellospieler (The Cello Player), by Nathaniel Jackson

The Short Story Competition run as part of our Arts Learning Festival showcased the creative talents of Victorian students. We’ve asked winners to record...

/ 23 August 2019
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Big Ideas for Small Readers: Kids’ Book of the Year winners

Contemporary social issues are explored by many winners of the Children's Book Council of Australia 2019 Book of the Year Awards.

/ 23 August 2019
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Want your Kids to Reach their Goals? Motivate them to Practice Hard Things

New research shows that by teaching our children to practice the right way, they can reach their goals, and become reliable and dependable. By...

/ 23 August 2019
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