🎥 4 tips to reduce school refusal 1 min read
School anxiety is a disorder in which a child refuses to go to school or has problems staying at school. Psychologist Collett Smart discusses what it looks like, and how to reduce stress and anxiety at school.
Why you should outsource your bedtime routine next month 1 min read
Sixty children from across Australia will read their favourite books to other children every weekday evening during August as part of the iconic MS Readathon.
What to do when your child's school closes 5 min read
What do parents do when they can’t send their children to school due to COVID-19?
How to know when your child is ready for school—and no, it doesn't include reading 10 min read
While there’s no official checklist for school readiness, there are a few traits and behaviours you can look for when it comes to your child starting school.
What a teacher really thinks about school reports 2 min read
School report season is almost upon us. But do they really serve a purpose? One teacher says no.
What to do when your child doesn't get along with their teacher 4 min read
As with any relationship, there will be some teachers who your child will warm to and some they will not.
Literacy expert: Yes, you should read the same books to your child over and over 6 min read
This is one of the key steps in the whole learning-to-read process.
Why children should stay in school—and not go on protest marches 3 min read
Last month, Mums At The Table published the article, "In the footsteps of Greta Thunberg? One mum says yes. Here's why". Not everybody agreed. Here's one reader's response.
In the footsteps of Greta Thunberg? One mum says yes. Here's why 5 min read
Some may criticise kids for illegally taking time off school to protest major social issues, but in the name of social justice, the end sometimes does justify the means.
Not Christian? You may still want to consider a Christian school. Here's why 1 min read
“Teachers are one of the few groups of people in society who can tell other people what to do in their discretionary time and—by and large—they obey.”