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Five forgotten skill sets that contribute to student success

CHAC has had a long association with Parenting Ideas; an online community connecting parents and educators with expert child development knowledge. Their aim is to help people successfully raise confident, happy and resilient kids. Over the course of nearly twenty years, they’ve become one of Australia’s most trusted sources of parenting education and support.


In this recent article, Parenting educator, Michael Grose, suggests that it is easy to overlook the building blocks of long-term school success. He outlines five skills sets that contribute significantly to overall student success and contentedness at school. 

These skills are part developmental and part environmental. That is, kids will naturally develop many of them as they mature but the skills also need to be nurtured environmentally.

- Michael Grose

I encourage you to read the full article, which can be found here.

Dave Pavish
Assistant Principal