Help My Child Doesn’t Want to go School
(3:37 mins) Here’s some advice about how to stay calm when this is happening in your home, focusing on the responding rather than reacting, and also looking at how you can get to the bottom of what is underneath this resistance to school for your child.
How important are report cards?
Report cards are important, says Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, but they only paint part of the picture of how your child is progressing at school, and parents need to…
What do you do if your child refuses to go to school?
ParentTV expert and Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, has some suggestions for parents dealing with school refusal.
Responding to your child’s problems at school
In this video, Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, outlines the options parents have when choosing how to respond to problems their child is having at school.
What it means for play to be self selected
What is play and why is it important for our children? Teacher Tom gives some insightful examples into the importance of play for children.
Preparing toddlers for childcare or preschool
(4:40 mins) When preparing your child for preschool here are three areas that are essential and they may not be what you think!
Do kids still need to learn handwriting?
With iPads and computers in classrooms across the country, do kids still need to learn handwriting? Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, says they do.
Teachers, please keep fighting for play-based learning
In this video, Maggie Dent voices her support for the Australian teachers and educators who are trying to advocate for play-based learning, despite the pressure to implement formalised learning conditions…
My child’s teacher isn’t communicating with me. What can I do?
In this video, Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, discusses how parents can approach a teacher who’s not communicating with them about what’s happening at school.
Handling goodbyes / separation anxiety at childcare or school
Expert tips for handling those tricky drop-offs as you help your child settle into childcare or school
Why you should get involved in your child’s education
School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, discusses why parents should be involved in their child’s education (no matter how busy we are!) and what this looks like.