Learning about the environment

  • Important Questions to Ask If You're Considering Hosting a Foreign Exchange Student

    16 October 2017

    Hosting a foreign exchange student in your home through an organisation like the Global Booking Service can be a very enriching experience for your entire family; you can learn about a foreign culture from someone who knows it up-close and personal and even learn some foreign words and phrases. The student can also learn about your country from your family. If you're thinking of this type of arrangement for your home, note a few factors to consider and questions to ask so you know if it's the right choice for you.

  • How to Help an Anxious Child Settle in at After School Daycare

    18 January 2017

    After school daycare can be a godsend for parents who work full time, as well as a lot of fun for kids. However, if your child is naturally anxious about change, you might worry about how they'll settle in. Starting after school daycare can feel like a big change of routine if your child is used to coming home and spending time with you. They might worry about socializing with the other children and navigating a new place, and could feel abandoned by you.

  • Maximise Your Chances of Getting Hired as a Maths Teacher With These Tips for Teaching Gifted Mathematicians

    3 January 2017

    There are an estimated 300,000 students in Australian schools who are classed as gifted. If you haven't come across at least one already, you're likely to over the course of your career.  If you're currently looking for your first maths teaching job or you'd like to leave your current school and get a fresh start as a new one, you may find that many schools with vacancies are looking for a maths teacher with the ability to teach gifted and talented students.