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Student Stories: Balancing school with extra-curricular activities

Student Stories: Balancing school with extra-curricular activities

Is a school-work-extracurriculars-social life balance even possible? 

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The best online resources for primary-school children

The best online resources for primary-school children

With education in 2020 meandering towards online programs and courses, it can be difficult for parents to locate appropriate websites for their

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How to raise mindful kids

How to raise mindful kids

If you want to know how to raise mindful children, these tips are a great place to start.

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Student Stories: What I learnt about myself from remote learning

Student Stories: What I learnt about myself from remote learning

I really missed socialising — suddenly I was no longer sitting next to anyone, chatting on the bus, or catching up before class. 

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Student Stories: How I’m keeping motivated while learning remotely

Student Stories: How I’m keeping motivated while learning remotely

Like many others, Year 11 student Bridie has made the swift transition to remote learning. Here's what works for her when it comes to maintaining motivation.

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How extra-curricular clubs can help you get the most out of high school

How extra-curricular clubs can help you get the most out of high school

Here are just four ways that extra-curricular clubs can help you get the most out of your high school experience.

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Student Stories: 5 tips for surviving Year 10

Student Stories: 5 tips for surviving Year 10

Having got through relatively unscathed, here are my top tips for surviving (and thriving) in Year 10.

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Indoor activities to keep kids occupied

Indoor activities to keep kids occupied

With staying home becoming the new norm, there's the need for activities that don't require a lot of movement.

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Easing the transition into high school

Easing the transition into high school

Moving from primary school to high school is a big change and it can be a challenge to most kids. 

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The benefits of a good night's sleep

The benefits of a good night's sleep

Sleep is a crucial and often underappreciated part of a student’s lives, from primary school through to senior secondary.

 

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Student Stories: Reflections on Year 12, one year on

Student Stories: Reflections on Year 12, one year on

This time last year I was finishing high school. In one way, it feels like yesterday I was celebrating with friends, bracing for end-of-year exams and feeling sad about the end of it all. 

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6 educational apps for primary-aged children

6 educational apps for primary-aged children

One-third of schools in Australia have their own ‘Bring your own device’ (BYOD) policy. The BYOD programme was first introduced in Australian schools as a replacement for government's Digital Education Revolution scheme.

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Does homework still make sense?

Does homework still make sense?

Some experts insist that it simply stresses students and their families, but others believe homework that is relevant, age-appropriate and engaging can instil good habits and enhance learning.

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6 great educational apps for early learning

6 great educational apps for early learning

Technology has revolutionised the way children are learning and how teachers are teaching. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) schemes are a regular fixture in Australian schools, allowing students to use smartphones, laptops and tablets in the classroom.

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Student Stories: Rebekah's experience with boarding life at PLC

Student Stories: Rebekah's experience with boarding life at PLC

Rebekah in Year 12 has embraced all that boarding life has to offer at Presbyterian Ladies’ College (PLC) as she prepares for her final year at the College. 

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