Written by Rebecca English, Lecturer in Education, Queensland University of Technology There are so many ways to raise your Read more
Written by Jennie Hudson Professor in Psychology, Macquarie University Children are going back to school soon and, for many, it may be a time of change. Maybe it is your child’s first year of school, their first year of high school, or maybe Read more
By Katherine McFarlane, Registered Psychologist What is resilience? Resilience is a subject that parents often ask about particularly when their child struggles with school, self-esteem or friendships issues. This article will explore the factors which need to be present to allow resilience to develop and strategies for parents and carers. Resilience is Read more
Mayor of The Hills Shire, Councillor Yvonne Keane has been announced the very first ambassador of Learning Links. “Learning Links is an amazing organisation working hand-in-hand with schools, children’s centres and families to provide vital and life-changing early intervention for children with learning difficulties and disabilities," Mayor Keane said. “Up to 15 per cent of children Read more
Stephen Lamb, Victoria University and Shuyan Huo, Victoria Read more
Heather Fehring, RMIT University If you ask any parent if they Read more
by David Kinnane Without Google or Wikipedia, can you name all the members of the Jackson 5? Everyone knows Michael. Most of us over the age of 35 know Jermaine. After a bit of effort, some of us will remember Tito and Marlon. But there’s another one: the member I almost always forget at trivia nights.* Much the same happens when it comes to naming the five, Read more
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