The latest from Toorak College

Learning

Skills of the future: how to develop creative thinking

  “You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?” ~ George Bernard Shaw Creativity and the ability to think creatively is in great demand across today's workforce. In fact, by 2020, creativity is predicted to be one of the top 3 skills required to be...

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Wellbeing

Six ways to build resilience through mindfulness

  Resilience is the process of effectively coping with adversity, it’s about bouncing back from difficulties. Resilience is not a personality trait, instead, it is something that we learn.

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Parenting, Wellbeing, Learning

Creating a culture of cyber safety

  Cyber safety is the safe and responsible use of Information and Communication Technologies. Many parents of today did not grow up with these social media or google technologies, so they haven’t experienced a childhood with online personas and online friends. As our children are growing up online,...

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School Choice, Girl Power

Strong female role models can make the difference for girls

  Research tells us that females rely on and benefit from having same-gender role models more than their male counterparts. Girls are exposed to many role models, both positive and negative, each and every day. They use these role models as references for who they will become and whose behaviour...

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Girl Power, Senior School

Starting Senior School is just another 'first'

Transitioning from Primary to Secondary school is an exciting time for students, but it can also be a time when they’re filled with nerves. Student wellbeing is paramount at Toorak College. Through programs, facilities and being part of the school community students are supported in their...

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School Choice, Girl Power

15 Inspirational Quotes from #girlswhocan

Throughout the month of May, Toorak College is celebrating those who dream big, aim high and embrace challenges and opportunities.   Here is a collection of our favourite quotes from women who have inspired, empowered, ruled, challenged and motivated others. We hope this collection offers a little...

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