Month: June 2017

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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...

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After the Funding Debate, it’s Time to Focus on Students

The new Commonwealth school funding model - Gonski 2.0 - is a good result for Independent schools and for Australian education, writes Michelle Green,...

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How To Be A Strength-Based Parent

In an extract from her new book The Strength Switch, Dr Lea Waters explains the power of focusing on your child's strengths and talents.

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Seminar: Teens, Parties and Alcohol: A Practical Guide to Keeping them Safe

Secure your place for this free presentation for Independent school parents by leading drug education expert Paul Dillon.

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Best of the Web: Wonder Woman’s Lessons for Children, Talking About Terrorism, and Late Night Phone Use

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

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High Stakes: The Dangers of Exposing Children to Gambling

A new study from Deakin University has uncovered a worrying impact on children exposed to poker machine gambling venues.