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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.

The Parent-Teacher Project PARED Academy

    • 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.

    The Effects Of Sugar On Children

    The Effects Of Sugar On Children

    Today we have David Gillespie on the show who is a lawyer and an author of 12 self-help books about healthy eating, in the context of his own experience regaining health. Two of his books (Sweet Poison, and The Sweet Poison Quit Plan) are widely known, helping thousands of Australians quit sugar. Today we'll be talking about the effects of sugar on children, along with David's own journey to learning about sugar’s impact on our health.

    • 12 min
    What Traits Make A Great Teacher

    What Traits Make A Great Teacher

    Today we are joined by Gia-Yen Luong.  In 2019 Gia-Yen was awarded a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to do a Master's in Education at Oxford University, not only enabling her to learn alongside the brightest minds but also exposing her to the most diverse educational experiences of teachers from all around the world. Gia-Yen has been teaching for more than 8 years now in a variety of settings and will be talking to us about what traits make a great teacher.  

    • 26 min
    3 Signs Your Child Needs To Find A Hobby

    3 Signs Your Child Needs To Find A Hobby

    Today we're talking about the important role hobbies play in our children's lives. Our guest today is Sean Kos, an engineer and family man who has seen his four children find and develop hobbies of their own. Sean talks about how hobbies have helped shape the man he is today, why every kid should have a hobby, and how as a parent you can either help or hinder your child as they discover their own interests 

    • 26 min
    Year 13, Navigating Your First Year Outside Of School

    Year 13, Navigating Your First Year Outside Of School

    Doug is a graduate of Redfield College and has completed two university degrees. One a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, and the other, a Master in Environmental Economics. In this episode we'll be talking about Year 13, navigating your first year outside of high school. This is an episode for students to get a grasp of some of the potential challenges ahead, and it is also an episode for parents to understand that their roles as mentors does not stop after high school.  

    • 29 min
    The Importance Of Sleep For Academic Performance

    The Importance Of Sleep For Academic Performance

    This week, Dr. Chetan Pandit talks about quality of sleep and how it’s affecting your student. Dr. Pandit is a Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Physician and a senior associate lecturer in Paediatrics at the University of Sydney.  

    Dr. Pandit reveals the secrets to good sleep, what our kids can do day to day to achieve higher quality sleep, and how sleep quality affects the academic performance of our children.

    • 18 min
    Finding Positivity In A Worldwide Pandemic

    Finding Positivity In A Worldwide Pandemic

    In today's episode, Katrina Alvir helps us find positivity during lockdown and difficult times. Katrina has taught and mentored high school girls and their parents for over 20 years in Australia and abroad, and has recently completed a Graduate Diploma in Positive Psychology and Well-Being. 
    Katrina is extremely passionate about lockdown well-being and in this episode, Katrina will provide practical tips for keeping us feeling positive and making the most out of life, even during these ti

    • 16 min

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