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May 01, 2019
All we’ve got are Brownies!

All we’ve got are Brownies! An easy way to grow neighbourhood connections By Mathea Viles   Let me tell you about an unintended social experiment that my tween and I conducted this week. On Sunday, my youngest son and I decided we would ‘letterbox drop’ to find him some friends in our new neighbourhood....

October 31, 2018
Should parents provide alcohol to their teens?

Should parents provide alcohol to their teens? Exploring Teens written debate - Series #1, debate #7 (To ensure you don't miss any of our great content, subscribe to our monthly newsletter by clicking here)   Before we begin, I ask for consideration of the following: Please appreciate that these writ...

January 30, 2019
How to help your teen find their path after high school

How to help your teen find their path after high school By Sally Payne, Associate Dean of Studies, UTS Insearch   Students have many different options after high school. Some may gain direct entry to their dream degree, others may not have the Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) to study what they want...

October 22, 2018
How to Prepare for the Transition from Year 11 to Year 12

How to Prepare for the Transition from Year 11 to Year 12 By Rowan Kunz   The transition from Year 11 to Year 12 can be challenging. The workload increases, expectations change and it’s easy to become overwhelmed. While some students find they are well prepared for the transition, other students can find it m...