The latest from Toorak College

Wellbeing, Mental strength

How to build your mental strength

  In an all-girls senior school like Toorak College, building ‘mental strength’ is a concept we value with high regard. Our girls are always encouraged to dream big, embrace challenges and leap boldly with their passions and strengths at the forefront.

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Wellbeing, Careers

What do you need to consider when choosing the right career?

 There are concerns that the future employment landscape will see us working harder and longer, and our sense of wellbeing will be lost in the demand of deadlines. With the world of work constantly changing in response to globalisation and technological advancements, it is harder than ever to make...

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Wellbeing, Parenting

How can we raise resilient teenagers? Advice from teen expert psychologist Collett Smart

  Raising a teenager to be resilient is becoming a harder process due to more external influences including social media, friendships and increased workloads looming in our child’s everyday life, according to teen expert and psychologist Collett Smart. 

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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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Learning, Parenting, Wellbeing

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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Wellbeing, Parenting

15 questions to replace “How was school today?”

"So, how was your day?" Most parents will ask this question at the end of each school day and more often that not, the answer is a quick "OK" or "good, thanks".

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