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Exploring all the aspects of a successful parent-teacher partnership and how to bring out the best in you, your students, and your children. Our goal is to answer your questions and to inspire you about the future of education.

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    • Kids & Family

Exploring all the aspects of a successful parent-teacher partnership and how to bring out the best in you, your students, and your children. Our goal is to answer your questions and to inspire you about the future of education.

    Is Your Child Ready For School?

    Is Your Child Ready For School?

    Have you ever been worried about when the right time to enrol your child into school is? Meet Catherine Tilley, a mother and teacher who has taught in several school settings. After working n Science, she discovered her passion for early Primary education and has been in the classroom for over 8 years.

    In this episode, she discusses topics around school readiness for toddler-aged children!

    • 17 min
    Keys To A Successful Family

    Keys To A Successful Family

    In this episode, we welcome Kate Mathai. Kate is a mother with 6 children and 1 grandson. Kate has extensive experience in counselling and presenting various programs for high school students, married couples and young parents.
    She speaks about topics like the importance of adapting your parenting approach over time as your family evolves, how to resolve disputes between your children, and how every interaction with your kids is a teaching opportunity.

    • 13 min
    Learning Languages With Your Child

    Learning Languages With Your Child

    Meet Mr Stefen Drevikovsky. Stefen is the Head of Middle School at Redfield College and has been teaching at Redfield for 15 years.
    Stefen has a special aptitude for teaching languages, especially Spanish. In this episode, Stefen talks about the reasons and benefits of children learning a new language in school and provides tips on how to perfect a second language.
     
    Recommended resources:
    - https://nswschoollang.schools.nsw.gov.au/
    - https://sclanguages.schools.nsw.gov.au/

    • 14 min
    How To Listen To Your Child

    How To Listen To Your Child

    Oscar Trimboli is a renowned expert on the art of listening, and creator of the Apple award-winning podcast 'Deep Listening - Impact beyond words.' Oscar has interviewed over 100 of the world's most diverse workplace listeners, including air traffic controllers, deaf and foreign language interpreters, hostage negotiators and spies. Over 14,000 people have contributed to Oscar's research about what gets in the way when it comes to listening. ⁠
    In this episode, Oscar explains why listening is a skill that our children must learn. ⁠He also draws upon his extensive research and experience to help parents understand the importance of being role models for listening to their children. Finally, he also goes on to explain practical ways for parents to implement the science of listening.
    Recommended resources
    Listening quiz - https://www.oscartrimboli.com/listeningquiz/ Oscar’s website - https://www.oscartrimboli.com/ Oscar’s podcast: Deep Listening - Impact beyond words - Oscar Trimboli - https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/deep-listening-impact-beyond-words-oscar-trimboli/id1274379362

    • 29 min
    Raising Strong Daughters

    Raising Strong Daughters

    Fatherhood is a lifelong journey with its own up and downs, but the importance of a loving father's presence, especially for his daughters, can never be underestimated.⁠ In this week's episode, we hear the lived experience and advice of five fathers, who are all raising daughters of their own, on how to raise confident daughters in today's world.  
    This episode includes excerpts from a live presentation featuring five dads: Greg Bookallil, Gavin Boneham, Nadim El-Rahi, Jacob Kwak and Paul Stoodley, who addressed a group of parents at Tangara School for Girls in Sydney in May 2022.
    You Don't Want to Miss:
    How fathers can build a strong connection with their daughters How to team up with your spouse when raising children Guests share their top parenting advice Recommended Resources:
    Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know by Meg Meeker, M.D. Family Enrichment Australia

    • 30 min
    5 Benefits Of K-12 Schools

    5 Benefits Of K-12 Schools

    Mary Broadsmith is the Principal of Harkaway Hills College in Victoria. With a wealth of teaching, and mentoring experience, Mary shares with listeners the benefits of learning in a single campus K-12 school. Mary covers areas such as friendships, bullying, parent-teacher relationships, and why students may struggle in new school settings. Key Quote: "In K-12 schools, the school gets to know the whole family." You don’t want to miss Benefits of attending K-12 schools The problems with school switching How K-12 schools reduce bullying Resources:
    https://raisingchildren.net.au/school-age/school-learning/school-choosing-starting-moving/moving-schools Related Episodes
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