Month: December 2017

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Best of the Web: What Kids Think of Parents Drinking, Bonding Through Baking, and What Age for Smartphones

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

/ 11 December 2017
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In Case You Missed It: Some of Our Best from 2017

In 2017, we covered everything from making children resilient to taking the tension out of homework. Here's a selection.

/ 11 December 2017
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Teachers Deserve a Break, and Not Just at Summer Time

Society might want to consider the increasing responsibilities and expectations that are being imposed on teachers, writes Michelle Green, Chief Executive of Independent Schools...

/ 5 December 2017
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The Gift of Experience

Give a gift to children this Christmas that is all about an experience, writes Diane Bourke.

/ 1 December 2017
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How to Deal with an ATAR Surprise

What happens if a student's ATAR is less or more than expected? Careers expert Helen Green offers advice on what to do.

/ 1 December 2017
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Keeping it Real: Young Australians Push for Media Literacy

A new report shows that many young Australians are struggling to recognise 'fake news'.

/ 1 December 2017
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Best of the Web: the Skill Needed for Jobs of the Future, Understanding Grumpy Teenagers, and You are not your ATAR

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

/ 1 December 2017