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Alternative Education

Alternative Education

Developed in 1897, the Montessori educational approach is an alternative to mainstream kindergarten. Find out more with our handy guide.
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Is boarding school right for my child?

Is boarding school right for my child?

Sending your child to boarding school commands a lot of debate amongst parents in Australia. We look at the pros and cons of this style of schooling.
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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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The advantages of extracurricular activities

The advantages of extracurricular activities

Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities during their time at school - from sport, music and drama to personal development and community service programs.

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Winter holiday activity guide

Winter holiday activity guide

With the end of term nearing closer for most schools, it's time to start brainstorming holiday activities for the break.
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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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What you need to know about academic scholarships

What you need to know about academic scholarships

If you're exploring your child's scholarship options, here's what you should keep in mind throughout the process.
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Your state's top schools for 2015

Your state's top schools for 2015

With the release of ATARs and final results in December, the top schools for 2015 have been revealed.
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Summer holiday activities in your state

Summer holiday activities in your state

While the year itself may be drawing to a close, the long summer break between school years has only just begun. If you're racking your brain trying to think of ways to keep the kids busy, we take a look at some of the activities happening in your state.
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Summer holiday activities in your state

Summer holiday activities in your state

If you're racking your brain trying to think of ways to keep the kids busy, we take a look at some of the activities happening in your state - from Christmas celebrations to events and festivals in the new year and beyond.
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What is 'enterprise education'?

What is 'enterprise education'?

You may have heard the term 'enterprise education'. We explain what it is, how it's used in schools and why it's important.
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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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Your child's gap year options: working overseas

Your child's gap year options: working overseas

If travelling overseas is on your child's radar, we explore some of the exciting gap year opportunities they may consider when they head abroad.
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21st century learning for girls

21st century learning for girls

What is innovative learning? What's the difference between the 20th and 21st century learning style? In 2015, we as teachers and parents need to understand, acknowledge and act on the different ways in which today's kids learn.
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Winter school holiday survival guide

Winter school holiday survival guide

With the winter holidays around the corner, it's time to start thinking about how you'll keep the kids busy until they head back to school.
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