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Andrew Fuller: How to Survive and Thrive in Tests and Exams

Leading clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller provides strategies for students to cope with anxiety and perform at their best, in this repost of one of...

/ 6 October 2019
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What Subjects to Choose in Years 11 and 12? Here’s the Advice of Australia’s Chief Scientist

A Year 10 student was worried about what subjects to choose for her final two years of school, so she asked Australia's Chief Scientist...

/ 6 September 2019
A Guide to Making the Most of Uni Open Days

How to Get the Most Out of Uni Open Days

The university Open Day season is about to begin. Careers expert Helen Green gives practical tips and advice for you and your teenager to...

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And Then There Were Two: My Tiny Humans

There is a new tiny human in their home, writes Natalie Moutafis. She tells how she is soaking up the precious moments.

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Dan Tehan: our Plan for Australian Education

In this article for The Parents' Website, Education Minister Dan Tehan sets out the education reform priorities of the re-elected Morrison Government.

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Mothers Tell their Stories of Navigating Work and Childcare, over the Generations

Public debates about mothers and work remain mired in the rational and economic, writes Carla Pascoe Leahy. But her interviews with generations of Australian...

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Thinking about the Write Stuff

Michael Broadstock is using the Feuerstein approach to thinking and learning with his children. A model airplane building session with his son was an...

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Testing Times: Are we Making Kids Afraid of Exams?

We may be teaching children to be afraid of exams, rather than encouraging them to see exams as a positive challenge, writes Mandie Shean.

Supporting our Principals

Supporting our Principals

There's growing pressure on school principals. Michelle Green, Chief Executive of Independent Schools Victoria, outlines what we're doing to support our school leaders.