My child’s teacher is a bit slack. What can I do?
A lot of teachers are excellent, but then there’s the other ones…Here’s what to do if you think your child’s teacher is a bit slack, from Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur.
Helping kids cope with disappointment at school
Disappointment is a hard but important lesson for kids to learn, says ParentTV expert and Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, and an essential experience for building resilience.
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.
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 your child needs a positive disposition to themselves as a learner
The research tells us that children under the age of seven shouldn’t be focused on literacy and numeracy. Instead, neuroscience educator Nathan Wallis explains, they should be in free play,…
What are some guilt-free (even educational) ideas for screen-time for pre-schoolers?
Learn some educational ways you can use screens with your pre-schooler.
How schools and educators can help kids feel safe during bushfires
In this video Maggie Dent shares how schools and early learning centers can best support their students during tragic bushfires. This video gives practical tips and guidance to educators and…
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.
What can I do if my child’s unhappy at school?
In this video, Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, outlines the best way to approach your child’s school to talk about why they’re unhappy there, and what can be done to…
How can I support my child as they transition between year levels at school?
Big changes and big feelings can make the transition from one year level at school to the next a difficult time for kids. Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, discusses how…
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!