Alternative Education

17th November 2016

Alternative Education

Developed in 1897, the Montessori educational approach is an alternative to mainstream kindergarten. Find out more with our handy guide.

Round up of the 2016 Nobel Prizes

10th October 2016

Round up of the 2016 Nobel Prizes

Read on to find out more about the 2016 recipients of these most presigious awards.

The parent's guide to the Duke of Edinburgh Award

16th September 2016

The parent's guide to the Duke of Edinburgh Award

For over 60 years, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (Duke of Ed) has run as an international youth development program, challenging individuals to engage with their communities and develop key leadership skills.

Is boarding school right for my child?

05th September 2016

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.

09th August 2016

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.

University open day tips for parents

19th July 2016

University open day tips for parents

If you're getting ready to visit universities, we offer some tips on how to get the most out of your open day experience.

19th July 2016

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.

State budget wrap up: New South Wales and Queensland

23rd June 2016

State budget wrap up: New South Wales and Queensland

After the release of the Federal and Victorian budgets last month, the 2016-17 New South Wales and Queensland state budgets have now been revealed.

What you need to know about academic scholarships

14th April 2016

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.

14th April 2016

Social media guide for parents in 2014

It's no secret that social media is a popular way for people to communicate - but for parents, it can be hard to keep up with all the latest developments.

The benefits of Kumon-style tutoring

13th April 2016

The benefits of Kumon-style tutoring

The Kumon Method of learning gives children so much more than fundamental maths and English skills. With over 4.2 million enrolments globally, we look at what makes Kumon the most popular tutoring service in the world.

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