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Top 10 educational apps for kids

Top 10 educational apps for kids

Smartphones and tablets and the apps that go with them can have a reputation for being time wasters and distractions, but they aren't just for games or social networking.
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Five ways to keep your child busy over the holidays

Five ways to keep your child busy over the holidays

Keeping your kids busy over the holidays can be a challenge. Luckily, our five tips can help.
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The advantages and disadvantages of homework

The advantages and disadvantages of homework

The purpose of homework is to bridge the gap between children's learning at school and at home, but just how relevant is it to the modern generation?

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2012-13 federal budget education initiatives

2012-13 federal budget education initiatives

The announcement of the 2012-13 federal budget has seen a number of funding initiatives for Australian education, many of which will directly benefit families with children in school.
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Victorian Government cuts $12 million from VCAL

Victorian Government cuts $12 million from VCAL

There are fears that some Victorian schools may have to axe the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) option for Year 11 and 12 students.
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Protecting your child from cyberbullying

Protecting your child from cyberbullying

Protecting your child from cyberbullying

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Cyber bullying in schools

Cyber bullying in schools

Schools, parents and children in Melbourne and across the country are struggling to deal with the effects of cyber bullying.

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Getting the best out of your school

Getting the best out of your school

If you have an idea about how to improve things, a desire to take an active role in the school generally, or just want to stay informed, here are some questions and ideas to get you started.
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School fees

School fees

Parents of high school children in non-government schools are always asked to pay fees and often to contribute to building or development funds.
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