Category: News

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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?

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Too much Love: When Good Parenting becomes Overparenting

Dr Judith Locke explains why parents can do too much for their child.

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Underage Drinking: Parents Supplying Less but Bottle Shops a Problem

Fewer parents are supplying alcohol to their underage teenagers, according to the findings of a new study. A recently published research paper by the...

Student Volunteers: A Story Worth Telling and Celebrating

By Michelle Green, Chief Executive, Independent Schools Victoria Late night TV current affairs programs are usually devoted to serious, weighty and sometimes depressing topics...