Education & play
Getting your kids stuck into their Lego stash these holidays could pay off.
Don't defend yourself, don't tell anyone and mock yourself when a bully attacks you, this was actual advice sent home with students.
A school principal using his connections to the tooth fairy made a huge difference to a little girl's day. Have a look at this heartwarming letter.
My son's teacher was concerned about his obsession with marks. Yes, my son is driven to succeed. Unhealthily so.
I thought having a child at school would open up my days and make life a little easier – but I was wrong.
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Unschooled children dictate the daily agenda, deciding if, when and what they want to learn about.
Poorest schools are swapping nearly half their pupils a year, as transient families chase work or flee debt.
He started violin just one year ago, at the age of four, and now he's composing and performing.
Schools are worried a court ruling could unexpectedly leave them facing higher costs for teachers to attend camps and trips.
A new book controversially calls for the term dyslexia to be abandoned.
Vietnamese kids are carried across a flooded river in giant plastic bags to get them to school.
Wi-fi not a health risk to pupils or staff, with exposure many thousands of times lower than relevant standard, Health Ministry says.
If your child is too busy to play, something is wrong. Down time is a vital part of learning how to lead a successful life.
School investigated after parents complained it was teaching racist theories.
Children are being taught by trainee teachers with drug and assault convictions.
Human Rights Commission intervention or no, school's Christian lessons are back on.
Kids don't need all the latest toys - something as simple as a cardboard box can fire up their imaginations.
School crossing guards have been told to jump for cover after a spate of near misses.
The kids are of an age now where they are starting to learn about money and how to make it.
If X equals disengaged kids and Y equals parents who are intimidated by primary school homework, the sum of the variables is Z: an epic maths fail.
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