Month: May 2019

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Twilight Seminar: the Impact of Online Gaming and Social Media on Young People

A twilight seminar for parents, carers and educators will provide strategies and tips to help young people who might become addicted to online gaming...

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Michael Grose: Strategies to Help your Anxious Child

Leading parenting expert Michael Grose has just published a new book on coping with childhood anxiety. Here he offers advice on helping your child...

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Testing Times: Are we Making Kids Afraid of Exams?

We may be teaching children to be afraid of exams, rather than encouraging them to see exams as a positive challenge, writes Mandie Shean.

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School Bags Full of Hope

Students from Al Siraat College are helping poor and disadvantaged children overseas. Read about their work in the latest of our Community Connections posts.

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Tracky Dack Day: a Fashion Statement to Support Sick Kids

Students can turn a casual clothes day into Tracky Dack Day, and make a real difference to the lives of sick kids and their...

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Best of the Web: Screen Time has Little Impact on Teens, Teach Kids Critical Thinking, and Harmful Anti-Bullying Programs

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

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When School Days are Lonely Days

Is your child lonely at school? It can have a serious impact on their mental health and academic attainment. A team of university experts...

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Talking about Respect

A new resource for parents, carers and educators aims to instil and nurture respect in our children. Eileen Berry explains.

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Best of the Web: Mental Health Concerns over VCE, Our Teenagers the Hope of the World, and Treating Parents for their Child’s Anxiety

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