Victorian Government announces plans for online school exams

10th January 2014

Victorian Government announces plans for online school exams

Victorian school exams could soon be completed online under an assessment overhaul proposed by the state government.

Five ways to keep your child busy over the holidays

09th December 2013

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.

How have the government's efforts to 'close the gap' affected education?

07th November 2013

How have the government's efforts to 'close the gap' affected education?

A report released by the New South Wales Auditor-General has indicated that no significant progress has been made over the past ten years in terms of improving literacy among Indigenous students.

Do Australian schools need more sport?

07th November 2013

Do Australian schools need more sport?

With the Olympics having come to an end, media reports continue to discuss suggestions that there is too little emphasis on sport in Australian schools.

Single-sex versus coeducational schooling

07th November 2013

Single-sex versus coeducational schooling

One of the biggest concerns (and sources of confusion!) for parents deciding where to send their children is whether to send them to a coeducational or single-sex school.

Digital learning in Australian classrooms

07th November 2013

Digital learning in Australian classrooms

A new report by the federal government's Digital Education Advisory Group (DEAG) has stressed the importance of transforming teaching and learning through digital education.

Is homeschooling an option for your child?

07th November 2013

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.

How to prepare your child to move out of home

07th November 2013

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.

The facts about tertiary study applications

07th November 2013

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.

Victoria signs up to Better Schools Plan

07th November 2013

Victoria signs up to Better Schools Plan

Victoria has reached an agreement with the federal government on the Better Schools Plan that will see the state's schools receive an extra $12.2 billion of funding over the next six years.

Extracurricular options for your child

07th November 2013

Extracurricular options for your child

Students have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of co-curricular and extracurricular activities during their schooling years.

Should your child get a part-time job?

07th November 2013

Should your child get a part-time job?

Many parents ponder whether it's a good idea for their children to work during their school years. Although there's no definitive answer, this article discusses some of the advantages and disadvantages of casual and part-time work during school years.

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