‘To travel is to live,’ said celebrated children’s author Hans Christian Anderson. Seeing new places and taking a break from routine invigorates, refreshes and inspires us. Of course, Hans probably never had to travel with kids screaming ‘are we there yet?’ in the back of his horse and carriage! Here's why you should throw caution to the wind though, and take your kids away.
Australia has an excellent state school system by world standards, as well as a long tradition of private education. So, why might you go private?
Steiner education, Montessori schools and home schooling have been available for many years, but have gained popularity and credibility in recent years, so why might you consider a less traditional mode of education?
School open days provide a wonderful opportunity to see your child’s potential new school in action, so what should you be asking?