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Discussing tertiary education with your child

Discussing tertiary education with your child

If your child is coming up to their final years of secondary school, you may be wondering when you should begin discussing their post-school options and how.
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Private school fees soar in comparison between government, independent and Catholic schools

Private school fees soar in comparison between government, independent and Catholic schools

Adding to ongoing discussion about the cost of education in Australia, figures released by the Australian Scholarships Group this week have highlighted the increasing cost of private schooling in comparison to government and Catholic schooling.
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What the Asian Century means for your child

What the Asian Century means for your child

With Asia's rise on the world stage in what is being called the 'Asian Century', the Australian Government has released a White Paper listing a number of goals to be achieved by 2025. But what does this mean for your child?
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How to help your child prepare for the new school year

How to help your child prepare for the new school year

Getting ready for a new school year can be daunting. To make the process a little easier, we've provided some tips to help you prepare your child for the new year.
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VCE results released

VCE results released

Schools and students across the state of Victoria are celebrating their achievements as the 2012 VCE results are released.
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Top-five schooling systems goal in doubt after international tests

Top-five schooling systems goal in doubt after international tests

Results of international reading, mathematics and science tests have shown that Australia's education standards are falling behind international benchmarks.
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Gonski school funding reform bill introduced to parliament

Gonski school funding reform bill introduced to parliament

The Australian Education Bill has been introduced to parliament in response to the Gonski review of school funding.
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When should children start school?

When should children start school?

Every now and then, questions arise about the right age for children to start school. Some worry about the best age for primary school entry, others about the maturity level required before children can (or should) progress to secondary school.
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Single-sex versus coeducational schooling

Single-sex versus coeducational schooling

One of the biggest concerns (and sources of confusion!) for parents deciding where to send their children is whether to send them to a coeducational or single-sex school.
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How have the government's efforts to 'close the gap' affected education?

How have the government's efforts to 'close the gap' affected education?

A report released by the New South Wales Auditor-General has indicated that no significant progress has been made over the past ten years in terms of improving literacy among Indigenous students.
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Do Australian schools need more sport?

Do Australian schools need more sport?

With the Olympics having come to an end, media reports continue to discuss suggestions that there is too little emphasis on sport in Australian schools.
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Victoria

Victoria

IB in Victoria

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Tips for career planning with your child

Tips for career planning with your child

As a parent, you play a vital role in helping your child sift through their career options. Read on for a few tips to help you approach the careers conversation.

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Coalition rejects Gonski reforms

Coalition rejects Gonski reforms

The Coalition Government has revealed that it will repeal any legislation passed to introduce the Gonski reforms if elected next year.
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Australian Curriculum update

Australian Curriculum update

With the first phase of the Australian Curriculum underway, read on for an update of what's been happening in 2012.
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