Category: News

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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
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Best of the Web

Helping students recognise their strengths, the debate over skirts as uniforms, why an app is not a babysitter, and what if your child is...

/ 20 January 2017

To Be a Parent, You Have to Jump In

Best-selling author and cartoonist Kaz Cooke’s new book is a ‘real’ guide for girls 8-12 on navigating the pre-teen years. She also has some...

/ 13 December 2016
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Best of the Web

Students not knowing fake news from real, why we should keep exams and Independent schools recognised as as innovators – our selection of thought-provoking...

/ 9 December 2016
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Conquering the Fear of Failure

Parents have a vital role in encouraging their children to have a go and not to be afraid of failure, says Dr Heather Schnagl,...

/ 5 December 2016