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Confident Girls: a How-to Guide

Andrew Fuller: How Students can use their Learning Strengths

Leading clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller has developed a new approach to identify a student's learning strengths.

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Why the Middle Years Matter

The middle years of childhood were once considered ages where not much was happening, writes the University of Melbourne's Dr Lisa Mundy. Now, it's...

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Best of Web: Why Homework Matters, Nurturing Parenting, Coping with Traumatic News, and Giving Kids Hands-on Money Experience

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

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How Good Nutrition can Boost the Mood of Kids and Teens

Leading adolescent and child psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg has co-authored a new book on mood-boosting snacks for kids and teenagers.

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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
The Man Cave: the making of Better Men

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