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Time to re-examine exams?

Time to re-examine exams?

Is there a better way to test students?

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Uni Fact Sheet: Scholarships

Uni Fact Sheet: Scholarships

Scholarships are a great way to offset financial stress during university. 

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Is your child job-ready?

Is your child job-ready?

It's important to make sure your child is prepared for the workforce. 

 

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Your child has their ATAR, now what?

Your child has their ATAR, now what?

With the year wrapping up, the wait is almost over for Year 12 results. We address some of the most common parent queries.

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Bullying in Australia

Bullying in Australia

Bullying is still a huge topic in Australian education.
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Alternative Education: Montessori

Alternative Education: Montessori

Developed in 1897, the Montessori educational approach is an alternative to mainstream kindergarten. 
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Should your child do IB?

Should your child do IB?

For students who are unsure about their future direction but enjoy a holistic curriculum, the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) may provide a great option.
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Is boarding school right for my child?

Is boarding school right for my child?

Sending your child to boarding school commands a lot of debate amongst parents in Australia. We look at the pros and cons of this style of schooling.
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Should your child do an apprenticeship or traineeship?

Should your child do an apprenticeship or traineeship?

Apprenticeships and traineeships are available in more than 500 occupations in Australia. They span everything from traditional trades to a diverse range of established and emerging industries.
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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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State budget wrap up: New South Wales and Queensland

State budget wrap up: New South Wales and Queensland

After the release of the Federal and Victorian budgets last month, the 2016-17 New South Wales and Queensland state budgets have now been revealed.
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Applications for select-entry schools close on 13 May

Applications for select-entry schools close on 13 May

Victoria's four selective academic entry government high schools provide a specialised environment for academically talented students in Years 9 to 12.
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Are you too involved in your child's homework?

Are you too involved in your child's homework?

It's not uncommon for parents to help their kids with homework, but at what point does this become harmful to their learning?

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Budget 2016 targets youth unemployment

Budget 2016 targets youth unemployment

The 2016-17 Federal Budget reveals a strong focus on getting young people into work, with the $840 million Youth Employment Package.
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