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Our school blog keeps the My Online Schooling community in the know. Keep up to date with our blog posts which cover interesting topics week to week!

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Coping as a family in lockdown

Are you finding it difficult to cope as a family in lockdown? You’re not alone. The current COVID-19 pandemic has plunged us all headfirst in to a new, more restricted way of living. While we are all rightly staying at home to protect ourselves and others around us, you’ve had

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Online education for children in Australia

With the current global coronavirus pandemic, a lot of things may feel uncertain – your child’s education being one of them. Many Australian families are being faced with the possibility of schools closing down at the time of writing this. So how do you go about ensuring your child still

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The impact of COVID-19 on those with health anxiety and OCD

The current global pandemic is enough to make anyone feel worried and anxious about their own health, and the health of their loved ones. Uncertainty, disruption and unsettling news stories can cause those even without any pre-existing mental health conditions to experience poor mental health, particularly in the instance of

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Our top 5 exhibitors at the Bett show 2020

The Bett show is the world’s largest education event. It hosts over 800 leading companies in the education technology world, and brings people together from all corners of the global education community. Whether you’re a child, parent, or education professional, the Bett show will open your eyes to some

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Building resilience as a young person

It’s Children’s Mental Health Week this week, and this year’s theme is ‘Find Your Brave’. As a young person, building resilience is a huge aspect of bravery. The two go hand in hand; it takes resilience to be brave, and bravery to stay resilient. Resilience isn’t just something you’re

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Why study International GCSEs?

Why choose to study International GCSEs? If you live in the UK, you’ll most likely know of GCSEs. They’re the standard school qualifications most pupils sit exams for when they’re around 16. Now, though, more schools around the world as well as independent schools in the UK have introduced

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South African vs UK Education Systems

Are you a family thinking of moving to the UK from South Africa? If you have school-age children, there are some key differences between the South African and UK education systems that you’ll need to be aware of. But don’t worry – we’re here to help. In this blog,

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STEM subjects: what are they and why study them?

STEM has been a bit of a buzzword in education over the decade or so. It’s an educational approach, and stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. These are all subject areas that form the basis of a huge range of careers, as well as important skills that the world

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Nurturing cultural awareness in children

Encouraging cultural awareness in children is vital, especially in the increasingly globalised world of today. Younger generations will be meeting and working with people from more diverse and international backgrounds than ever before. With that in mind, now’s an important time to be educating our young people early on about

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Introducing our Parent Liaisons!

My Online Schooling are excited to introduce our new Parent Liaison service, which we’ll be offering from the beginning of Term 2 this academic year. The service is designed to provide our enrolled families with even better, more individualised day-to-day support throughout your child’s schooling with us. But enough from

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