The Woof Factor: How story dogs are helping young readers

They're good listeners, attentive and don't judge. Find out how dogs are helping young students with reading - and much more.

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Should I take a gap year? Here’s what to consider

After 12 years of study, a gap year can be just what many students need. Careers expert Helen Green discusses the things you need to consider, and the opportunities offered by taking a year away from study.

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Winning words: Children’s Book of the Year Awards

Speech Pathology Australia has just announced the winners in its annual Children's Book of the Year Awards. Read what the judges said.

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Let kids learn through play, Four Corners on 'digi kids', Big Bird interview as Sesame Street turns 50, and more

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VCE: The bigger picture and keeping things in perspective

During VCE exams, it's important to remember that students are not just reduced to a neat little number, writes Simone Boland, Head of VCE at Strathcona Girls Grammar.

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Andrew Fuller: 10 reasons why your teen shouldn’t drink

Leading clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller makes the case why parents should take a clear and strong stand against their teenager drinking - and gives tips on how to have that tough conversation.

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A fair go for students with a disability

A new system to support students with disability is a step forward, but needs fine tuning, writes Michelle Green, Chief Executive of Independent Schools Victoria.

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My tiny humans: I did it!

Natalie Moutafis is discovering how the Feuerstein approach to learning is helping her children discover their sense of self.

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Should kids climb trees, put down your phone, why teens need rites of passage, and more.

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