Month: August 2018

Community Connections – Lauriston Girls’ School

Year 12 student Annie Liu was inspired by TED talks - so she decided to organise her own. Her speakers covered some of the...

/ 24 August 2018
Why is six scared of seven? | image of boy laugning

Why is Six Scared of Seven?

The answer to this riddle - along with other riddles - can help develop comprehension in children, writes Diane Bourke.

/ 24 August 2018

How to Get Kids to Practise a Musical Instrument Without Nagging

When it comes to getting children to practise a musical instrument, nagging won't get you anywhere. Timothy McKenry gives parents practical tips to encourage...

/ 24 August 2018
Best of the web: blue and white illustration shows technology icons coming out of a computer screen

Best of the Web: Raising Happy Kids in the Digital Age, Why Kids should Talk Back, and Parenting with MND

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

/ 24 August 2018
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Surviving Teenagers: A Parent’s Guide

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg's book Surviving Adolescents has just been updated, with adolescent health expert Elly Robinson. We speak to her about the challenges teenagers...

/ 10 August 2018
Celebrating the Arts: Teachers at the launch of the 2019 Arts Learning Festival

Celebrating the Arts in Education

We opened our Annual Student Art Exhibition and launched the Schools' Program for our next Arts Learning Festival.

/ 10 August 2018
Best of the web: blue and white illustration shows technology icons coming out of a computer screen

Best of the Web: School Funding Alarm, Forget ‘Find your Passion’, and Why Kids Need to Know the World of Work

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

/ 10 August 2018