Education Guide: ReachOut to support teens

By Matthew Green for Reachout Parents
Updated June 20 2019 - 6:48am, first published 2:57am

If we want our children to thrive after school there are plenty of other life skills we can teach them. Skills that revolve around communication, self-discipline, problem-solving, resilience and work ethic can be taught at home from a very early age and will help your child to handle an uncertain future in the world of work.

PREPARATION FOR LIFE: Teenagers are facing an uncertain future in the world of work, but parents can help by teaching life skills.

I'm a father of five. Three of my boys have left school already, the fourth is in Year 11 and my daughter is in Year 8.