As the new school year begins, here's some advice for how parents and teachers can get off on the right foot.
Inner-city parents in urban redevelopment zones are the most likely to have problems getting their children into a government school.
Rather than being microcosms of the community, schools are increasingly divided by class and ethnicity.
Understand what's going on in your child's brain and it could help your parenting.
Children don't learn all aspects of language from their parents, but invent a language structure themselves.
The history of the government's push for parenting classes.
Parents in three Australian states are being given misleading advice about the dangers of lead to babies and small children – including failing to warn pregnant women about miscarriage risks.
Stories about Santa can help to develop imagination, so there’s nothing wrong with bringing a little joyful magic into your child’s life.
It's not just about passing exams – parents are paying for their children to be 'people smart'.
Do expectations about the "right" parent involvement take into account America's large diversity?
How best do we teach our kids that the world is not always as we'd like it to be? The 'when' can be out of parents' control, but there are parts of the 'how' that are more manageable.
A selection of some of the best books to share between children and parents on the topic of family and friends.
Want to build resilience in children? Tell them family stories of courage.
The schools inspectorate has moved away from judging schools on how their engagement with parents impacts on children's achievement. What a shame.
School principals are experiencing increasing levels of violence and threats from students and parents. What needs to change?
Footage of wars, bombings and shootings can traumatise children. Here's how parents can help them cope with distressing content.
Research shows that reading stories with a maths focus can boost grades and also help parents become less anxious about discussing maths.
Children educated at home by their parents are not on a register, nor subject to an annual visit.
While it can be painfully repetitive to adults, re-reading your child's favourite book aloud can help boost their vocabulary and fluency.
A fortnight of exams in year 12 can be a stressful time for students. Here's some tips for parents on how to take control of exam stress.