Month: September 2019

The Parents' Website | Image of statues on Swanston Street

Looking for a School Holiday Adventure? Take the Kids on a City Sculpture Walk

Melbourne has over 150 pieces of public art, a ready-made resource to educate and inspire children. Diane Bourke and her grandsons have been exploring,...

/ 20 September 2019
The Parents' Website | Image of author John Marsden

‘I knew there’d be controversy, that people would be angry.’

John Marsden's challenging new book, The Art of Growing Up, has divided opinion. In this interview with The Parents' Website, he explains his views.

/ 20 September 2019
Best of the web: blue and white illustration shows technology icons coming out of a computer screen

Best of the Web: Tips to Deal with Exam Stress, How to Enjoy Being a Parent, Why Breakfast is the New Family Mealtime, and more

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

/ 20 September 2019
The Parents' Website | Image of a teenage girl with question marks above her head

What Subjects to Choose in Years 11 and 12? Here’s the Advice of Australia’s Chief Scientist

A Year 10 student was worried about what subjects to choose for her final two years of school, so she asked Australia's Chief Scientist...

/ 6 September 2019
The Parents' Website | Young boy writing a story

The Music Box, by Sienna Boorer

The Short Story Competition run as part of our Arts Learning Festival showcased the creative talents of Victorian students. We’ve asked winners to record...

/ 6 September 2019
Best of the web: blue and white illustration shows technology icons coming out of a computer screen

Best of the Web: a Teenager’s Guide to Arguing with Parents, Play School Deals with Death and Grief, Why Young People Don’t Trust the Media, and more

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

/ 6 September 2019