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Out-of-field teaching is a serious issue in Australian schools

Out-of-field teaching is a serious issue in Australian schools

We take a closer look at why this is the case. 

 

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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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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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ATARs and other examination terms explained

ATARs and other examination terms explained

With end-of-year exams around the corner, it's easy to get lost among the exam terms being thrown around. Read on as we explain some of those you are most likely to come across.

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What to do if your child's ATAR is lower than expected

What to do if your child's ATAR is lower than expected

If your child receives a score that doesn't quite match their expectations (or your own), our three-step checklist can help.

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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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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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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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Queensland students to receive ATARs from 2019

Queensland students to receive ATARs from 2019

Queensland Education Minister Kate Jones has revealed details of the state's senior secondary overhaul, with the Overall Position (OP) set to be replaced by the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).

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The facts about cut-off scores and university entry

The facts about cut-off scores and university entry

As a parent, there's a lot to take in when your child starts Year 12. One of the main sources of concern is your child's final marks (ATAR).

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Victoria opens two P-Tech schools

Victoria opens two P-Tech schools

The Pathways in Technology (P-Tech) model is being unveiled in Victorian schools as part of the federal government's innovation and science agenda.
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National youth survey reveals students' concerns beyond school

National youth survey reveals students' concerns beyond school

The results from Mission Australia's annual Youth Survey have been released, with the 2015 report providing a spotlight on students' future work and study plans, as well as their concerns.
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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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