How parents can prepare for the cost of education in Australia

March 30, 2023

Education is a vital investment in your child’s future, but it can also be a significant financial burden for those who are unprepared. One study shows that although a large majority of Australian parents believe that education plays a significant...[Read More]

Most expensive city for education revealed

January 25, 2023

Australia’s most liveable city is now also the most expensive for public school education. As more families tighten their belts due to inflation, the cost of education is soaring with some parents to spend upwards of $100,000 just to send their...[Read More]

Helping kids with living expenses

January 11, 2023

There’s a family event of sorts that gives parents mixed feelings of sadness, apprehension and relief — and children a lot of excitement: when a child leaves the proverbial nest. Now, this can happen early during your child’s teenage years or...[Read More]

Call to rebuild national tertiary sector

November 16, 2022

The federal government faces pressure to ensure a flagged review of the university sector delivers for students, staff and the national economy. Education Minister Jason Clare is expected to announce on Wednesday the details of a process, known as...[Read More]

Ardern to give Harvard Commencement speech

February 16, 2022

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will give this year’s Commencement Address at Harvard University in May. Ms Ardern has been selected by the prestigious Ivy League university and will travel to Massachusetts in a few months in...[Read More]

Aus parents’ $20.3b school expenses bill

January 12, 2022

Greta Stonehouse (Australian Associated Press)   Australian parents can expect to pay a collective $20.3 billion this year on all school expenses, according to new data research. A report from the comparison website Finder found supplies...[Read More]

Push to ensure schools return on time

January 12, 2022

Paul Osborne and Dominic Giannini (Australian Associated Press)   The two biggest states have backed a federal push for schools to reopen in a coordinated way across the country. Queensland has moved to delay the start of the school term by a...[Read More]

‘Vax’ chosen as word of the year

November 3, 2021

John Besley (Press Association)   Oxford Languages, data specialists and overseers of the Oxford English Dictionary, have declared ‘vax’ their word of the year for 2021. In announcing the publication of its latest language report,...[Read More]

Young Australians share their COVID fears

July 28, 2021

Emily Woods (Australian Associated Press)   Young Australians are stressed about how the pandemic has impacted their education and mental health and are concerned about ongoing isolation, a new survey has found. Mission Australia released...[Read More]

Want to learn better? Start mind mapping [TED Talk Video]

November 25, 2020

  As a lifelong learner with 4 degrees and a Ph.D. in mathematics, Hazel Wagner has spent her life learning how to learn. Hazel shares her work on mind mapping and what it can do for understanding, memorization, and retention. Hazel Wagner,...[Read More]


November 19, 2020

  You may be reading this because your business produces and distributes a newsletter in PDF format. So you are possibly. quite proud of how nice it looks when you print it out. You also may trade-off the ‘ease’ of uploading it to...[Read More]

Creative ways to get kids to thrive in school [TED Talk Video]

October 14, 2020

  To get young kids to thrive in school, we need to do more than teach them how to read and write — we need to teach them how to manage their emotions, says educator Olympia Della Flora. In this practical talk, she shares creative...[Read More]

3 reasons why PDF newsletters are evil

September 15, 2020

You may be reading this because your business produces and distributes a newsletter in PDF format. However, when was the last time you attempted to enjoy a PDF newsletter on an iPhone or Fablet? I may be bold in saying this, but if you were...[Read More]


July 28, 2020

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Free child care end to hurt small business

June 24, 2020

Matt Coughlan (Australian Associated Press)   The Small Business Ombudsman has warned scrapping free child care will stop businesses reopening during Australia’s coronavirus recovery. Kate Carnell told the Senate’s coronavirus...[Read More]