Category: News

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

Best of the Web

Improving NAPLAN results by teaching children philosophy, boys doing better with more sleep and the importance of play. A selection of thought-provoking and useful...

/ 2 September 2016
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Growing the Service Tree

As part of a continuing series, The Parents' Website celebrates the great community work by Independent school students and staff.

/ 2 September 2016
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Letter to My Teenage Self

Prominent Australians have contributed to an inspiring book by 15-year-old Grace Halphen from Wesley College.

/ 29 August 2016
Best of the web: blue and white illustration shows technology icons coming out of a computer screen

Best of the Web

The Case for Girls' Schools, What Teens Need Most from Their Parents, and Why Kids Need to be Bored. A selection of thought-provoking and...

/ 19 August 2016
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Getting School Refusers Back to School

A ground-breaking intervention program is working with families and schools to get children learning again.

/ 19 August 2016
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Pornography: the Discussion Parents Need to have with their Children

Open, honest conversations with young people are the key to dealing with an emerging public health crisis, says expert Hugh Martin.

/ 15 August 2016
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Creating Creativity

Ahead of the Arts Learning Festival in May 2017, Our Annual Student Art Exhibition Opens

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

Best of the Web

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

A Guide to Making the Most of Uni Open Days

How to Help Your Child Make the Most of Uni Open Days

Tips for parents of teenagers approaching the final years of school.