Best of the Web: TED’s inspiring holiday book list, the day the school saved my son’s life, and more…

TED's list of 68 books to inspire, a moving account of how quick-thinking school staff saved a boy's life, and helping the class of 2020 meet life's challenges.


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.


Andrew Fuller: Tips and ideas to support your VCE student in this year like no other

We had hundreds of parents and carers join our webinar with clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller on helping senior students navigate these final few months. Here are his key messages and ideas.


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.


How to help Year 12 students get through a tough year

Keeping a routine, maintaining perspective, and staying connected - these are some of the ideas from University of Melbourne experts for families to support their Year 12 students, writes Joe Sullivan.


VCE parents: How to be your child’s cheerleader, and more tips

Is your teen embarking on the VCE? An update of the book Surviving Year 12 by Michael Carr-Gregg and Elly Robinson is full of useful advice so students and their families can survive and thrive.


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.


Best of the Web: Mental Health Concerns over VCE, Our Teenagers the Hope of the World, and Treating Parents for their Child’s Anxiety

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.


ATAR Surprises: What Should You Do?

What happens if an ATAR is less or more than expected? Careers expert Helen Green - and mother of a VCE student - offers advice on what to do, in this updated post.