Category: News

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.

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‘Now is the time for action’

Increasingly concerned about escalating violent and serious offending by a small group of young people, Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton recently convened a Youth...

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How Perfectionism Hurts Girls

There's growing awareness of the dangers posed by perfectionist thinking.

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New Child Safe Standards for All Schools

The 2013 Betrayal of Trust report by a Victorian Parliamentary committee is regarded as a landmark moment, shining a light on the criminal abuse...

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Best of the Web

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

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‘We kept on going because our children needed us’

The story of how a school came back after the Black Saturday fires.

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Not Just about Screen Time. Why a Healthy Digital Diet Matters

A new approach to screen use by children is all about the quality of what they consume, not just screen time.

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Independent School Leaders recognised in Queen’s Birthday Awards

Two former principals and a serving principal from the Independent education sector have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2016 Honours List. Mr Geoffrey...

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The Future of Handwriting: The Case for why it Matters

Finland will only teach handwriting in the first year of school. What should happen here?