The golden rules of gap years
As Year 12 students look forward to 2022, some may be considering a gap year. But, writes Dr Judith Locke, it shouldn't be without some agreed guidelines in place.
The Children in the Pictures: The doco I didn’t want to watch
A powerful and confronting new documentary sheds light on the grim world of online child sexual exploitation. As Natalie Moutafis reports, it's a must-watch for any parent, carer and educator .
Ways to support your teen’s mental health as restrictions ease
Our young people are facing new pressures as we come out of lockdowns and restrictions. Here are nine tips to support them, from Marie Yap, Antony Yorm and Mairead Cardamone-Breen.
Are you still watching? Screen time tips from the eSafety Commissioner
The hit show Squid Game shows the need to check what your child is watching, writes the eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant.
Parenting podcasts you should hear
Parenting is a juggle and, at times, a struggle. Here we've updated our list of podcasts for parents to help you, no matter what stage your family is at.
Best of the Web: 4 character strengths that help kids learn, and more
Best of the Web: The Class of 2021: Giving it their best, and more
Talking to kids about Cleo Smith
‘Don’t forget the sweets’: A window into the childhood of a future PM
Best of the Web: How to win back your kids, and more
The best type of student motivation, and how to encourage it
5 micro-habits to be a better parent, from Michael Grose
When it comes to parenting, it's the little things that count, writes leading parenting educator Michael Grose.