Month: July 2018

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Andrew Fuller’s Tips on How to Study and Increase Your Marks

With the exam season approaching, here's some great advice on how to get the most out of your study time, in this repost of...

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Chief Scientist: What Our Children Need to Know

Australia's Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel makes the case for teaching children subject content - concepts, facts and principles - and not just generic...

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Best of the Web: Helping School Refusers, Let your Kids Fail, and Why Lying is Normal

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

A Guide to Making the Most of Uni Open Days

Getting the Most of Uni Open Days: a Parents’ Guide

Careers expert Helen Green provides her updated guide to helping your teenager navigate the upcoming season of uni open days.

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School Starting Age: Questions Parents can Ask

The 'right' age to start school varies for each child, writes Kimberley Pressick-Kilborn. What happens at the school when a child gets there is...

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Best of the Web: the Perils of a Teenage Daughter, Put Down your Phone, the Value of Chatting to Kids, and Compassion Lessons from a Crazed Seagull

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

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Good Policy, not Base Politics, should Decide School Funding

A proposed new funding model leaves unanswered crucial questions about the impact on individual schools, writes Michelle Green, Chief Executive of Independent Schools Victoria.