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Food policies at your child's school

Food policies at your child's school

Australian schools are getting more and more conscious about food policies, both to cater for children with allergies and to teach students about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.
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Victorian Government proposes new pathways within VCE and VCAL

Victorian Government proposes new pathways within VCE and VCAL

The Victorian Government has proposed three new study pathways that will be integrated into the VCE and VCAL qualifications.
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Choosing a school outside of your local area

Choosing a school outside of your local area

You have more than your fair share of decisions to make when choosing a school for your child, from its sector, gender and ethos, to some of the more practical considerations like location.
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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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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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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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Children and social media

Children and social media

In light of negative publicity concerning children's social media use, it's important that you get acquainted with some of the risks involved and ensure that your child understands how to use social media safely.
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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

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How to help your child get ready for exams

How to help your child get ready for exams

While there's no set way to provide the 'best' support base during exam time, rest assured that there are a number of ways in which you can help.

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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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What is VET in Schools?

What is VET in Schools?

Long gone are the days when getting a vocational education meant 'dropping out' of school before Year 12. These days, students can complete Vocational Education and Training (VET) as part of their senior secondary certificate.

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Victorian schools not meeting gifted students' needs

Victorian schools not meeting gifted students' needs

The Victorian Parliament's Education and Training Committee released an inquiry into the education of gifted and talented students in late June. The committee found that, in its current state, gifted education is lacking in four main areas.
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What to do if your child is unhappy at school

What to do if your child is unhappy at school

Like adults in the workplace, it's important to remember that your child will not always be happy at school... whether due to academic pressures, issues within friendship groups or inadequate support from teaching staff.
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The advantages and disadvantages of selective entry high schools

The advantages and disadvantages of selective entry high schools

Read on to find out the potential pros and cons of choosing a selective entry government school.
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