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It’s Time to Rethink how we Define Adolescence

University of Melbourne's Professor Susan Sawyer explains the work that's being done to improve our understanding of an age group that has undergone dramatic...

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Puppets, Dances and Dinosaurs: Arts Learning Festival Community Day Program Released

We've launched the Community Day program for our Arts Learning Festival in May. Find out how you and your family can join in.

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Best of the Web: the Jobs of the Future, Why Teenagers are Incredible, and Anti-Family Workplaces Still Exist

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

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The Man Cave: the Making of Better Young Men

The support of the Royal family has gained an international profile for Melbourne's The Man Cave and its mission to help boys and young...

/ 22 February 2019
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Learning How to Learn: it Starts with Knowing Yourself

Michael Noonan talks about the research Independent Schools Victoria is conducting into metacognition and learning, and how a program such as this would have...

/ 22 February 2019
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Best of the Web: Mother-daughter Coding Classes, Don’t Just Blame Social Media, Paying Kids to Learn, and How to Deal with a Child’s Anger

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

/ 22 February 2019
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Technoference: the Habit Parents should Drop

Is your child competing for attention with your mobile phone? Here are seven tips to reduce screen time and increase family time.

/ 8 February 2019
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Do your Kids a Favour – Make them Walk

Driving children to and from school has created a 'backseat generation' that is missing out on vital exercise.

/ 7 February 2019
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Best of the Web: Improving Father-Daughter Connections, Teaching Self-Compassion to Kids and Setting Positive Goals in Year 12

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

/ 6 February 2019