Category: News

Boy looking at painting - Art Smarts: Tips for Connecting Kids to the World of Art

Art Smarts: Tips for Connecting Kids to the World of Art

Having conquered the National Gallery of Victoria, Diane Bourke recently took her grandsons to Mona in Tasmania. In this first of a two-part series,...

/ 9 November 2018
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Best of the Web: Teens Who Don’t Read Books, Family Life Without Devices, and Teaching Kids What News to Trust

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

/ 9 November 2018
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Community Connections – Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School

Students at Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School are donating their lunchtimes to help those in need.

/ 26 October 2018
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Class Placements: The Case Against Allowing Children to Choose their Class

At this time of year, class lists can be a hot topic and many parents might be doing everything they can to enable their...

/ 26 October 2018
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Best of the Web: Supporting Teens Finishing High School, Don’t Use Food to Reward, Encouraging Forgiveness, and Making Friends

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

/ 26 October 2018
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Controlling your Digital Life: the One Thing you Can Do Right Now

Neuroscience strategist Jill Sweatman is returning to Independent Schools Victoria to present seminars for parents and teachers.

/ 23 October 2018
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My Tiny Human: Techy Toddler

In her latest My Tiny Human parenting blog, Natalie Moutafis wrestles with a digital age issue - children and screen time.

/ 12 October 2018
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Best of the Web: Happy Kids do Chores, Worried My Daughter is Just Like Me, Boys Need Friendships, and Giving VET an Image-makeover

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

/ 12 October 2018
Top Tips for Learner Drivers and their Parents | Boy learning how to drive

Top Tips for Learner Drivers and their Parents

Teaching your teenager to drive can be a nerve-wracking experience for all involved. We asked the experts at the RACV for their best advice.

/ 21 September 2018