child development

What are a child’s developmental markers throughout primary school?

When becoming a parent there is a wealth of information on pregnancy and early childhood development – it is easy

one-to-one tuition

When should I get a tutor for my primary school child?

A common question we hear from parents of primary school children is, ‘When should I get a tutor?’ Parents may

Middle school

Towards Year 7 NAPLAN: Are our upper primary students being forgotten?

Last month we discussed the recent findings showing that students are failing to do well in the later years’ NAPLAN


Low literacy standards and technology… what’s the link?

In the online, technology-dominated world we now live in, and with Australian Literacy Standards slipping and NAPLAN just around the

parent survey results

What Parents Want: Results of The National Tutoring Survey of Parents

The Australian Tutoring Association has released the results of a national survey of parents, and the support for tutoring to

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essay writing

Why good research skills matter – for learning and cyber safety!

In last month’s article, we broke down the skills necessary for effective essay writing. One of these areas – research

group learning benefits

Large groups and worksheets: A waste of your money and your child’s time?

There has been concern raised from time to time about education support agencies that offer a ‘cheap’ tuition style: very

keeping up with the curriculum

Preparing for the school year ahead

Setting goals is a popular activity at the start of a new year. In fact, many classrooms incorporate this into