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How to Prepare for Tests and Exams

As the exam season approaches, Andrew Fuller offers great tips for surviving and thriving.

/ 2 September 2016
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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
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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.