ATAR surprise? Here’s what to consider

What should you do if an ATAR is higher or lower than expected? Careers expert Helen Green offers tips and suggestions.


Best of the Web: The Class of 2021: Giving it their best, and more

How our Year 12 students made it through, a different view on the impact of social media on teens, and the Secret Santa grandparents who helped struggling families.


Year 12 exam anxiety: 4 ways to help your child

As Year 12 students sit final exams after another tough year, Eimear Quigley provides strategies for parents to help their students manage anxiety.


How to study and increase your marks, from Andrew Fuller

What's the best way to study effectively? Leading adolescent psychologist Andrew Fuller provides his study tips and advice, part of our Best of The Parents Website series.


Andrew Fuller: Stay Calm and Carry On. How parents can help their VCE students

In the latest in The Best of The Parents Website series, here's one of our most popular posts by clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller, on how you can support your student in Years 11 and 12.


Best of the Web: A must-read inspirational story for students feeling down about their ATAR, and more…

A personal story from a Melbourne doctor on why a disappointing ATAR can be an opportunity, new research on schools providing lunch, and a plea to stop shaming parents over screen time.


How to choose the course that’s right

After a Year 12 no one expected, students are weighing up course options. Careers expert Helen Green gives advice on how make the right choice. for the right reasons.


Andrew Fuller: How to study and increase your marks

Ahead of the exam season, leading adolescent psychologist Andrew Fuller gives his top tips to help students get the most out of their study time.


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.