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12 Ways Your Child Can Get the Best Out of School

12 Ways Your Child Can Get the Best Out of School

Author: Adrian Piccoli
$32.99(AUD)  inc GST
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A jargon-free guide to your child's education and how you can help them thrive at school


'Full of practical advice on how parents can help their child succeed in school and life' - David Gonski


Australian school students are quickly slipping behind their international peers. It's something that Adrian Piccoli, a former Education Minister and now Director of the UNSW Gonski Institute for Education, is determined to change. And as a parent, he knows that we all have a role to play.


To do that, Australian parents need to be better informed about their children's schooling and how they can help. In 12 Ways Your Child Can Get the Best Out of School, he sets out clearly what every parent needs to know to ensure their kids have the quality education they deserve.


Jargon-free and easy-to-understand, this book will empower parents with knowledge and advice on all the key issues around an Australian education in the 21st century, including:


How to prepare your child for school


What to look for in a school


Your role in your child's education


How schools work


Understanding the curriculum, standards and data


Focusing on progress, not just performance


How to get the most out of parent-teacher interviews


Homework - what's it for and how much?


When to engage a private tutor


What NAPLAN means and how you can use it


Managing yours and your child's expectations and stress


Technology and learning


Surviving the HSC/VCE


With simple and concise advice, case studies, Dos and Don'ts and much more, this book is for every parent - private or public school - who wants to help their kids flourish and do well, and that's most of us.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780733339462
  • : ABC Books
  • : Abc Books
  • : January 2019
  • : 2.2 Centimeters X 15.4 Centimeters X 23.5 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 256
  • : Adrian Piccoli