Margaret Langdon reports on projects aimed at re-engaging students who have dropped out of the education system.
Terri Smith, CEO of Optometrists Association Australia (Victoria), urges parents to keep an eye on their children's vision.
Carmel Meehan reports on educational support for gifted and talented children in Victoria.
Dr Audrey McKinlay examines what to do if your child experiences a head injury.
Gemma Franks is full of admiration for her husband and his fellow firies.
Margaret Langdon reports on a program making the first day of school a little less daunting for children with a disability.
In a house away from home, Rebecca John reflects on the lives of families like hers, who have to cope with serious challenges.
Andrea Travers reports on an organisation that has been supporting families for 90 years.
Margaret Langdon reports on playgroups helping migrant families.
Margaret Langdon looks at the sometimes life-changing friendships formed between children with special needs and volunteer helpers.
Interactive technology is taking music teaching in schools to new and wider horizons, reports Sean Mooney.
Margaret Langdon reports on a student-led education program that's changing the environment – of schools and beyond.
The Children's Protection Society is providing an innovative program at a dedicated centre for children from troubled backgrounds, writes Margaret Langdon.
Mary Hawthorne, principal of the Village School, reflects on the nature of nurturing.
You can run away to join the circus, but this one's in the neighbourhood, and everyone's welcome, writes Margaret Langdon.
Foster-carer numbers are dwindling, but Margaret Langdon meets one for whom the role is undeniably life-affirming.
Margaret Langdon meets a mum with cerebral palsy whose greatest obstacle is other people's attitudes.
A random act of kindness in Melbourne in 1883 led to the formation of a society to help young people. Margaret Langdon reports on how that assistance has been continuing and expanding to this day.
A program at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art is prompting some interesting discussions among students, writes Margaret Langdon.