Category: News

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Arts Learning Festival Bookings Now Open

Bookings are now open for the Arts Learning Festival, a celebration of the arts in education for all schools and their families.

/ 21 February 2017
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The eSafety Commissioner’s Warning: ‘We’re 10 years behind our kids’

Julie Inman Grant, the Commonwealth’s eSafety Commissioner, urges parents to be vigilant as part of a society-wide response to protect children in the digital...

/ 17 February 2017
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My Maths Anxiety

She struggled with maths as a child. It made her a better teacher.

/ 17 February 2017
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Best of the Web

Putting your phone away when walking your child to school, the benefits of family holidays rather than toys, and the debate over heavy school...

/ 17 February 2017
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Seminar: The Pornography Problem – What Can Parents Do?

In the first of a series of free parent seminars, Independent Schools Victoria is inviting Independent school parents to hear family therapist Hugh Martin.

/ 13 February 2017
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Why Parenting is a Terrible Invention

A new book is shaking up thinking about what it is to be a parent.

/ 3 February 2017
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Explainer: What is Phonics?

The Australian Government is pushing ahead with plans for assessments of Year 1 students, including a phonics check. So what is phonics and why...

/ 3 February 2017
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Best of the Web

Helping Indigenous students overcome culture shock, watching your child become an adult, supporting children who stutter, and the myths about millennials – our selection...

/ 3 February 2017
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Game Over: Young Lives Ruined by Online Gaming

Desperate families are struggling to cope with the emerging problem of online gaming, says child psychiatrist Philip Tam.

/ 20 January 2017