Month: January 2018

Front covers of Big Bash League books

Winning the Reading Game

Educator Michael Panckridge started writing sports-themed books to help reluctant young readers. That was 40 books ago. Read his story - and his five...

/ 25 January 2018
Three St Catherine's School students in blue t-shirts

Community Connections

In a new series, we showcase the great community work of Independent school students and staff.

/ 25 January 2018
Girl Watching on her iPad

Taming Technology: Regaining Control for You and Your Family

Expert Jill Sweatman is presenting a twilight seminar at Independent Schools Victoria for parents, carers and educators on enhancing lifelong learning for children. Here...

/ 25 January 2018
Best of the web: blue and white illustration shows technology icons coming out of a computer screen

Best of the Web: When Your Youngest Starts School, Helping Young People Find Purpose, More than STEM, and Banning the Smartphone

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

/ 22 January 2018
Girl with phone outside

Why Apple Should Make the iPhone Kid-Friendly

Apple should listen to calls from stakeholders to protect children who use their smartphones, writes Jean Twenge.

/ 11 January 2018