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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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Things to do in the September 2019 holidays in Victoria

Things to do in the September 2019 holidays in Victoria

There's far more happening in Victoria than the Royal Melbourne Show, we've compiled five activities that will keep the kids active and mentally stimulated

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Things to do in the September 2019 holidays in Queensland

Things to do in the September 2019 holidays in Queensland

For those in Queensland, here are some busy activities for you kids these September school holidays 

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What's happening in schools around Tasmania

What's happening in schools around Tasmania

With Term 3 coming to an end, we wanted to look back at some of the exciting things happening in Australian schools — this time, in Tassie. 

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Viewbank College’s STEAM Futures Conference

Viewbank College’s STEAM Futures Conference

Viewbank College in Melbourne’s north-east held its inaugural STEAM Futures Conference on 23 August — a full-day event that saw educators, academics and industry experts from Victoria gather to participate in workshops, networking and ideas

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Is mental health taken seriously in schools?

Is mental health taken seriously in schools?

Mental health is a serious issue in Australian schools, and it shouldn't be ignored.

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How technology is impacting education

How technology is impacting education

Modern technology is changing the way schools are teaching and kids learning.

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What to do if your child is being cyberbullied

What to do if your child is being cyberbullied

There are plenty of studies investigating the relationship between cyberbullying and low self-esteem among young people in Australia. 

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