Month: October 2016

Kids lying on grass exercising

It’s Only Natural

Author Richard Louv, who coined the term nature-deficit disorder, talks to The Parents' Website about why families benefit from a nature-rich life.

/ 28 October 2016
Mother high-fiving daughter

How to Praise Your Child

Bill Lucas explains how to develop a 'growth mindset' in your child.

/ 28 October 2016

Schools Prepare for Fire Season

To coincide with Fire Action Week, we look at the requirements on schools deemed to be at risk from bushfires, and the need for...

/ 28 October 2016
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Best of the Web

The pressure faced by principals, the impact of swearing around children and gifted children missing out - our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles...

/ 28 October 2016
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We have been gratified by the positive response to the new-look Parents’ Website of Independent Schools Victoria. Our aim has been to provide relevant,...

/ 27 October 2016
Adult and child reading book

Read It Out Loud

Why both children and adults can benefit from reading out loud.

/ 14 October 2016
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How to Get Your First Job

Getting the first job for a teenager can be daunting. Helen Green offers some practical advice.

/ 14 October 2016
Blue and white artwork showing hundreds of items pouring out of top of screen

Best of the Web

How children can make friends, accepting messy teenage rooms and learning in the supermarket – our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around...

/ 14 October 2016

‘The most wonderful gift’

Earlier this year, we featured the work of Fiona Luth's Fiji Book Drive. She reports back on the remarkable impact the project is having.

/ 14 October 2016