1. Teens

School, education & work

Spot school problems early to get teens back on track.
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    In the primary and high school years, children and teens are learning by observing, questioning, exploring and experimenting – inside and outside school.

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    Dyslexia is a learning disability. Children with dyslexia have trouble with reading. If your child has dyslexia, support can help him achieve and succeed.

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    Sometimes choosing a school for your child is easy – the school closest to home is the right one. But it can be more complicated. This article can help you.

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    Homework can have benefits, especially for older children and teenagers. Read about homework pros and cons and how to make the most of homework.

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    Being an advocate means speaking up for your child. You might need to advocate if your child isn’t able to speak for himself.

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    If your pre-teen or teen is having school problems, spotting early warning signs can help you get your child back on track sooner. Here’s what to look for.

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    Cyberbullying is using digital technology to deliberately hurt someone. It happens in many different ways. Read how to help your child avoid cyberbullying.

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    If your teenager is thinking about careers, first jobs, university, TAFE study or a gap year, our guide has essential tips on career and study pathways.

Raising Children Network is supported by the Australian Government. Member organisations are the Parenting Research Centre and the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute with The Royal Children’s Hospital Centre for Community Child Health.

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