News Category: Parent Connection

Parenting Ideas – Helping young people beat exam stress

As the end of year approaches many young people will start to experience the stress that comes with impending examinations. As the end of year approaches many young people will start to experience the stress that comes with impending examinations. Young people respond differently to the pressure that exams present. Some will see an exam… Read more »

Year 12 Graduation Tickets

Purchase of Year 12 Graduation Tickets All graduation tickets must be finalised by Friday 25 October 2019.  Tickets can be purchased from the College Reception for $75 each.  Any dietary requirements should also be given at the time of ticket purchase. Students should also organise tables of 16 for the evening.  Please note that there… Read more »

Free Webinar – Strengthening Kids’ Self-Esteem in a Digital World

As young people spend increasing amounts of time online, their social lives and emotional well being become increasingly entrenched in the digital world. As they journey through adolescence in this permanently public landscape, dealing with the effects on self-esteem, friendship issues, self-worth and well being can be challenging to say the least. Join Martine Oglethorpe,… Read more »

Parenting Ideas – Helping Your Child Avoid Being Cyberbullied

Cyberbullying of children and teenagers is one of the greatest fears facing parents today. The thought of their child being subjected to heinous words, threats to their physical safety, as well as their social and emotional wellbeing, is something no parent wants their child to experience.Enter leader text here Most of the bullying behaviours we… Read more »

Parenting Ideas – Why Self-Sufficiency is Paramount

Recently, a mother of two primary school children thanked me for the impact one of my presentations had on her parenting style. When I asked what was it that made the difference, she said that one particular question I posed in the presentation had the most impact. The question was “What are you regularly doing for… Read more »

French Teacher – Position Vacant

FRENCH TEACHER Permanent Full-time Significant teaching opportunity to commence January 2020 St Edward’s College is an all-boys Catholic Independent School on the Central Coast of NSW with an enrolment of 1,100 students in Years 7 to 12. The College is governed by Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) and provides a wonderfully rich and liberating education… Read more »

Parenting Ideas – Leaving Your Fathering Mark

Currently, there’s a strong tendency to view successful fathering through the lens of skills and knowledge acquisition. That is, to raise kids today effective fathers, like mothers, need to keep building their skill sets (What’s the most appropriate way to manage kids today?) and their knowledge (What’s the latest research about the impact of digital… Read more »

Science Teacher Position Vacant

SCIENCE TEACHER Permanent Full-time Significant teaching opportunity to commence in January 2020. St Edward’s College is an all-boys Catholic Independent School on the Central Coast of NSW with an enrolment of 1,100 students in Years 7 to 12. The College is governed by Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) and provides a wonderfully rich and liberating… Read more »