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Lessons in Resilience: Teaching your Child How to Cope

Resilience isn't predetermined, and we can teach our children coping skills, writes the University of Melbourne's Professor Erica Frydenberg.

/ 6 February 2019
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eSafety Commissioner’s 5 Tips for Back-to-School Online Safety

The start of the school year is the perfect time to consider the online safety of your children. Julie Inman Grant, the eSafety Commissioner,...

/ 25 January 2019

Want to be a Doctor? This is What it Takes

Dr Ranjana Srivastava's new book is an insider's account of a life in medicine. It's a must-read for students who want to be a...

/ 25 January 2019
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Best of the Web: Instant Gratification Behind Teen Anxiety, the Shallowness of Skim Reading, and No Time to be a More Productive Parent

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

/ 25 January 2019

Be Good for Something

Three friends on a train to Paris overpowered a terrorist, and became heroes. Michelle Green, Chief Executive of Independent Schools Victoria, draws on their...

/ 13 December 2018
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ATAR Surprises: What Should You Do?

What happens if an ATAR is less or more than expected? Careers expert Helen Green - and mother of a VCE student - offers...

/ 7 December 2018
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Children’s Books: the Best of 2018

Speech Pathology Australia has announced the winners of its 2018 Children's Book of the Year Awards.

/ 7 December 2018
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Art Smarts Part 2: Helping Kids Engage with Art

What's the best way parents interact with their children when viewing art? In the second and final article in her series, Diane Bourke says...

/ 7 December 2018
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How to Help Children Deal with Stress and Anxiety

Clinical psychologist Faye Evans offers some practical advice for parents in helping their child deal with stressful situations.

/ 7 December 2018