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How to get the most out of school open days

How to get the most out of school open days

Visiting a school is a chance for you to see where your child will be spending a big chunk of their life. It is important to know that they are in a place where they will be comfortable and safe, as well as challenged and engaged.

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The parents' guide to casual and part-time jobs

The parents' guide to casual and part-time jobs

If your child is thinking about taking their first step into the workforce, read on as we answer a few common questions.
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Your child's Year 12 survival checklist

Your child's Year 12 survival checklist

With the new school year upon us, Year 12 students are feeling mixed emotions. We offer some of our best tips to help your child 'survive' Year 12 in one piece.
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What is 'enterprise education'?

What is 'enterprise education'?

You may have heard the term 'enterprise education'. We explain what it is, how it's used in schools and why it's important.
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How is Australia dealing with the STEM crisis?

How is Australia dealing with the STEM crisis?

With low uptake of science and mathematics subjects by school students and dwindling interest in related tertiary courses, there's much to be done to raise the appeal of STEM disciplines.
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Your child's gap year options: working overseas

Your child's gap year options: working overseas

If travelling overseas is on your child's radar, we explore some of the exciting gap year opportunities they may consider when they head abroad.
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Workforce automation to hit young Australians over next decade

Workforce automation to hit young Australians over next decade

Research from the Foundation for Young Australians has revealed that almost two thirds of Australian students are training for jobs that won't exist or are set to change drastically in the future.
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Is university the right choice for your child?

Is university the right choice for your child?

While university is certainly an end goal for many, it's important to discuss tertiary options with your child and whether university is a path they'd like to pursue.

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The facts about your child's ATAR

The facts about your child's ATAR

Not only does December mark the end of the year, Christmas and summer holidays - it is also the month for Year 12 final results!

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Exploring summer work experience opportunities

Exploring summer work experience opportunities

With the summer holidays approaching, you're going to want to know how to keep the kids busy. If you have older children who are approaching the end of their time at school, a work experience stint is an option worth considering.
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A guide to apprenticeships and traineeships

A guide to apprenticeships and traineeships

If your child is looking for a practical training option, an apprenticeship or traineeship may be of interest.
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Assisting your child with university course preferences

Assisting your child with university course preferences

As a parent, you play a vital role in supporting your child and helping them through the course preference period.

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The parents' guide to senior subject choices

The parents' guide to senior subject choices

If your child is preparing to enter their final years of school, read on as we answer some of the most common questions about Year 11 and 12 subject selection.
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Helping your child manage study stress

Helping your child manage study stress

As students come into the second half of the school year, many parents will be wondering how they can help their Year 12 child deal with the stress and pressures of their final few months at school.
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Parental influence on children's educational aspirations

Parental influence on children's educational aspirations

For many students, parental influence is a no more than a push in the right direction. For others, the pressure to succeed can be overwhelming and lead to setbacks down the track.
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