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Maggie Dent’s best tips for parents of teens

It's a bumpy journey for teenagers making their way into adulthood. Maggie Dent, one of Australia's leading parenting educators, gives parents a list of ideas and strategies to help.

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Dress-ups, virtual sleepovers and a four-legged friend: Kids talk about life in lockdown

How have young people coped with lockdown? We asked a group of kids from around the world to talk about their experiences. Watch the video here, the first in a two-part series of Kids in Lockdown.

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Should I take a gap year? Things to consider

COVID-19 has thrown up challenges for those taking a gap year or planning one next year. Careers expert Helen Green discusses the things your teenager needs to consider, and the opportunities offered by taking a year away from study.

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The new normal: Michael Grose’s tips for families navigating this next stage

Some kids are finding the return to the classroom challenging, while for older kids, it's an opportunity for change. Parenting expert Michael Grose talks with Peter Hanlon about how families can navigate this next stage.

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Andrew Fuller: Ideas for moving from stressed to strong

We've been through a lot, and there's more to come. Clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller offers some inspiring ideas to help us cope in these trying times.

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Why is six afraid of seven?

The answer to this riddle - and others - can help the cognitive development of children, writes Diane Bourke, in a repost of this family favourite that will bring smiles to faces young and old.

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The Class of 2020: How we can support returning Year 12s

Many Year 12 students have developed amazing skills over the past few months, but they need particular support now they have returned to school-based learning. Peter Hanlon gets advice from the experts on what we can do to help.

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Andrew Fuller: Seven things for a smooth transition back to school-based learning

It's a return to the classroom like no other. How can we help students make a successful transition? Leading clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller outlines his seven priorities to help their journey.

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Lessons from lockdown: the good things we’ve discovered

It's been challenging, but our time in lockdown has provided many positive lessons that will help students as they return to classroom learning, writes Deborah Trengrove.

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