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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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How to get your child out of their comfort zone

How to get your child out of their comfort zone

If you want your child to extend their options and get out of their comfort zone, it's all about ensuring they try new things.
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Academic terminology glossary

Academic terminology glossary

If you feel like you're trying to learn another language when reading about your child's schooling, we explain some of the jargon you may encounter.
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Five tips to help your child prepare for the new school year

Five tips to help your child prepare for the new school year

With school back for the year, now is the best time for your child to start developing good study habits. We list a few tips to help them enjoy their year and succeed academically.
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Top VCE schools 2014

Top VCE schools 2014

With the release of Victorian ATARs this week, it's time to reveal Victoria's top-performing schools for 2014.
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Helping your child manage study stress

Helping your child manage study stress

As students come into the second half of the school year, many parents will be wondering how they can help their Year 12 child deal with the stress and pressures of their final few months at school.
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The Good Schools Guide e-book

The Good Schools Guide e-book

The Good Schools Guide is now available as an e-book.
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Selective entry schooling in Victoria

Selective entry schooling in Victoria

Selective entry schools provide an alternative to mainstream schooling for academically gifted students. There are four government sector selective entry high schools in Victoria.
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Early childhood programs and their benefits

Early childhood programs and their benefits

Early childhood programs are an important first step towards compulsory schooling, giving children a head start on their education and the skills necessary to succeed in their first year of school.
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School leadership opportunities for your child

School leadership opportunities for your child

As early as primary school, your child will have numerous opportunities to hone their leadership potential.
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Five tips for parents of new Year 12s

Five tips for parents of new Year 12s

The thought of your child starting Year 12 can be daunting. To make the year ahead as smooth as possible, we've come up with five tips for approaching your child's final year at school.
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Survey reveals the cost of an Australian school education

Survey reveals the cost of an Australian school education

A survey conducted by the Australian Scholarships Group (ASG) has exposed the price of an Australian school education, revealing the costs parents can expect to pay to put their children through the government, Catholic and independent school sectors.&

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