Focus on Education

Is your child heading to school for the first time? Angela Counter talks to the experts about how to make it easier - for everyone.

Ready for takeoff!

Here’s how to prepare for your child’s first school experience Finally, a long-awaited milestone approaches: the first day of school. You’ve got your camera ready, but how can you prepare your child so that the only tears will be yours? […]

Communication is everything when it comes to interacting with your child's teacher.

Clash of the titans

Communication knocks down barriers of disagreements between parents and teachers, educators say For Turnbull School director Gareth Reid, it’s important to build relationships between parents and teachers. “Communication and respect on both sides are very important,” says Reid. “It really […]

Is your child heading to school for the first time? Angela Counter talks to the experts about how to make it easier - for everyone.

Extra credit

How do you know if your child needs a tutor? Sheryl Bennett-Wilson asks the experts Often, it’s a phone call from a concerned teacher. Or a report card that indicates your child is struggling in a subject. As Caroline Sohn, […]