Month: November 2017

Legislation

A Reluctant Response to an Unseemly Assault

Michelle Green, Chief Executive of Independent Schools Victoria, responds to the attack on Independent schools by the Catholic Education Commission of Victoria.

/ 17 November 2017
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7 Tips to Help Reduce Unhealthy Risk-Taking by Boys

Youth expert Chris Hudson offers advice on how to ensure that adolescent boys engage in safe risk-taking.

/ 17 November 2017
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Action Against ‘Orphanage Tourism’

The Australian Government has signalled it will take action to prevent shonky overseas orphanages seeking support from Australian schools.

/ 17 November 2017
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Best of the Web: Don’t Take Away Technology to Punish, Why Kids Arguing is Good, and Talking about Mental Health

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

/ 17 November 2017
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/ 15 November 2017
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‘We finish with maturity and pride’

Forget 'muck up' day stories. At Christian College Geelong, Year 12 students are encouraged to 'finish with dignity'.

/ 8 November 2017
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The Power of Curiosity

Diane Bourke explains how fostering curiosity in children will create a love of learning.

/ 3 November 2017
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Going Overseas on Schoolies? Read this First – and Stay Safe

After losing her sister in a motorbike accident overseas, Kate Fitzsimons has talked to more than 30,000 students about travel safety. Here she gives...

/ 3 November 2017
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Best of the Web: Let Girls be Funny, Keep Reading to your Child, Stay Calm about Single Sex Versus Co-ed, and How to React when your Child Lies

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

/ 3 November 2017