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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.

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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...

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
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My Tiny Human: Toilet Talk

The time had come for the Tiny Human to be toilet trained, writes Natalie Moutafis. Her number one tip? Do not attempt when pregnant.

/ 22 February 2019