Tag: primary school

15
Jun

Children’s reading and writing skills gone to the dogs

Developing children’s reading ability is about confidence as much as smarts and having a gentle, non-judgmental audience to read to helps with building that confidence. Dogs do that very well.

12
Jun

Story Dogs make reading fun at Glenferrie Primary

The latest teaching aid to help Glenferrie Primary School students improve their literacy skills has arrived and he has four legs, a tail and a golden coat.

12
Jun

Story Dogs boost children’s reading and writing skills

Good Education Group has partnered with in-school literacy charity, Story Dogs, by sponsoring a dog team to work with Glenferrie Primary School students.

23
Sep

It’s a baby boom: Melbourne suburbs attracting thousands of new families

Young families in their thousands are flocking to a handful of suburbs in Melbourne, leading to an explosion in the under-18 population in some neighbourhoods.

21
Mar

Wyndham schools squeezed by city growth

Secondary schools at Tarneit and Hoppers Crossing are in for a tight squeeze with limited places available to cater to the numbers of pupils graduating to secondary schools.