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Top schools in New South Wales for 2013 revealed

Top schools in New South Wales for 2013 revealed

The top schools in New South Wales have been revealed, determined by each school's proportion of students who achieved a score of 90% or above in an HSC study.
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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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An update on independent public schools

An update on independent public schools

The federal government has committed to assisting a quarter of the country's public schools to gain independent status by 2017.
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Is homeschooling an option for your child?

Is homeschooling an option for your child?

Popularly known as home education, homeschooling provides families with a legal alternative to a formal school-based learning experience.
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How to prepare your child to move out of home

How to prepare your child to move out of home

If your child is getting ready to move out of home, our checklist can help.
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New online opportunities for Australian students

New online opportunities for Australian students

Online education is expanding in Australia, with a host of new opportunities available to students at secondary level.
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The facts about tertiary study applications

The facts about tertiary study applications

As Year 12 students move into the tertiary application period, we've set out to answer some of the questions you might have about your child's application.

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Your child's tertiary study options

Your child's tertiary study options

If your child is coming to end of their time at secondary school, you may be wondering about their tertiary study options.

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What you need to know about applying for independent schools

What you need to know about applying for independent schools

This checklist describes everything you need to know about applying for independent schools, including the ins and outs of selection policies, application fees and deadlines, and more.
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Food policies at your child's school

Food policies at your child's school

Australian schools are getting more and more conscious about food policies, both to cater for children with allergies and to teach students about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.
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Gonski school funding reform details released

Gonski school funding reform details released

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has released her plan for school funding reform as part of the federal government's National Plan for School Improvement. Here we summarise the key details of the government's proposed new funding scheme.
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Choosing a school outside of your local area

Choosing a school outside of your local area

You have more than your fair share of decisions to make when choosing a school for your child, from its sector, gender and ethos, to some of the more practical considerations like location.
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Private school fees soar in comparison between government, independent and Catholic schools

Private school fees soar in comparison between government, independent and Catholic schools

Adding to ongoing discussion about the cost of education in Australia, figures released by the Australian Scholarships Group this week have highlighted the increasing cost of private schooling in comparison to government and Catholic schooling.
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What the Asian Century means for your child

What the Asian Century means for your child

With Asia's rise on the world stage in what is being called the 'Asian Century', the Australian Government has released a White Paper listing a number of goals to be achieved by 2025. But what does this mean for your child?
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