Category: Features

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Get a Job: Tips for Teenagers on Finding Work

Part-time work for teenagers can give them money and independence. In this repost of her popular article, careers expert Helen Green offers some practical...

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Kids and Screen Time: Why Parents Should ‘Drop the Guilt’

A new book urges parents to 'embrace the good' that screens can offer. We speak to the author Anya Kamenetz.

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Ten Resolutions: How to Become a More Grateful Parent

Leading psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Madeline Levine suggests some essential parenting principles.

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eSafety Commissioner: We must all Step Up to Support Young Australians to Combat Cyberbullying (and Seek Help)

Independent Schools Victoria is encouraging schools to get involved in the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence. In this post, eSafety Commissioner...

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Stay Calm and Carry On. How Parents can Help VCE students

Andrew Fuller's tips for parents supporting their VCE student has been one of our most popular posts. Here we republish the article.

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Curly Questions for Kids: Should we Ban Lollies?

This and other ethical questions are explored in Short & Curly, the innovative and fun ABC podcast for children and families. Producer Kyla Slaven...

/ 23 February 2018
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Dack Up for Tracky Dack Day

We're spreading the word about Tracky Dack Day, a fun fundraiser for schools to help sick kids and their families.

/ 22 February 2018
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Maths Hero: the Sensational Eddie Woo

Australia's 2018 Local Hero Eddie Woo takes his classroom to the masses through the internet. Read his inspirational story.

/ 6 February 2018
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Why Parents and Teachers Need to Be Brave

In an era of helicopter parents, we need to allow children the freedom to look after themselves, writes Timothy Berryman.

/ 6 February 2018