Sophia Auld

Sophia Auld

Sophia Auld is the Editor of ACC’s blog. Sophia has a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Sydney, a Graduate Diploma of Divinity from Malyon Theological College and is currently completing an MA in Writing and Literature through Deakin University. Sophia has been writing since 2015 across a range of industries. Two of her children completed online school through Australian Christian College. Sophia is known for her depth of research and accurate, evidence-based approach to writing. On the weekends you might find her scuba diving with sharks, bushwalking or hanging out with family. Sophia can be reached at sophiaauld@acc.edu.au.

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A Christian parenting roadmap to raising children through the challenging school years to maturity cover image

A Christian parenting roadmap to raising children through the challenging school years to maturity

When you have school-aged children, it can feel like it will be an eternity before they grow up and become independent. In truth, this time…

What role do schools play in parenting? cover image

What role do schools play in parenting?

Have you ever wondered where a parent’s role ends and the role of the school begins? It’s a question worth thinking about. After all, these…

School Choices for Australian Parents cover image

School Choices for Australian Parents

Choosing where to send your child to school is one of the most important decisions a parent will make. With the array of schooling options…

Cultivating positive behaviour and wellbeing in children cover image

Cultivating positive behaviour and wellbeing in children

Any parent who’s been through the ‘terrible twos’ knows the importance of positive behaviour. If you’ve watched your sweet babe-in-arms…

Time management skills that improve student learning cover image

Time management skills that improve student learning

This article won an award in the “Single Blog Post” category. In today’s busy world, time management skills for students are increasingly…

Raising responsible digital citizens cover image

Raising responsible digital citizens

Today’s young generation are the first to literally live between two worlds – the one experienced through the senses, and the digital world…

Student wellbeing really matters cover image

Student wellbeing really matters

Wellbeing – it’s a state of physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual wholeness that every parent wants for their children…

Developing personal character in students cover image

Developing personal character in students

While society might value qualities like ambition, intelligence or sporting prowess, at Australian Christian College we prioritise…

Reading daily improves comprehension and student performance cover image

Reading daily improves comprehension and student performance

Do you have fond memories of reading with your children, or of your parents reading to you? Reading together is a wonderful way of fostering…

Critical thinking: an essential skill for every student cover image

Critical thinking: an essential skill for every student

What parent doesn’t want their child to learn skills for wise decision-making and problem solving? The importance of critical thinking is…

Social media and low self-esteem cover image

Social media and low self-esteem

Whether you love it, loathe it or simply accept it, social media is part of life, especially for teens. Social media issues are often…

Homework ideas to make the most of your study routine cover image

Homework ideas to make the most of your study routine

Homework – of all the study techniques, there are few that divide opinion quite as much. From staunch advocates who’d like their children to…

Literacy and the Australian Curriculum cover image

Literacy and the Australian Curriculum

There’s a lot more to a school than the “three Rs”, but becoming proficient in English communication remains a vital part of a good…

How to identify if your child is being bullied at school cover image

How to identify if your child is being bullied at school

Bullying – it’s a word no parent wants to hear in relation to their child. Whether your child is the victim – or the alleged perpetrator…

Scientists Link Aerobic Exercise Directly to Improved Memory cover image

Scientists Link Aerobic Exercise Directly to Improved Memory

It’s no secret that exercise is essential for a healthy body. Adequate physical activity has been linked to improved cardiovascular health…

Gifted children need intellectual challenges cover image

Gifted children need intellectual challenges

From the moment the test result indicates ‘positive’, most parents-to-be begin wondering about their child. Is it a boy or a girl? Will they…

What is NAPLAN and How Can Students Prepare cover image

What is NAPLAN and How Can Students Prepare

Love it or hate it, NAPLAN is a reality for about one million Australian students every year. For parents, NAPLAN can seem confusing. In…

7 ways to maximise the benefits of parent-teacher interviews cover image

7 ways to maximise the benefits of parent-teacher interviews

Did you know that parents have a massive impact on their children’s educational success? In fact, research shows that parental engagement is…

Quality Education Focuses on Teaching, Not School Facilities cover image

Quality Education Focuses on Teaching, Not School Facilities

On the surface, it might seem like quality facilities equal quality education. So when parents are looking at schools, many understandably…

Different teaching styles suit different students cover image

Different teaching styles suit different students

Anyone who has been to school knows that different teachers have unique approaches to how they work with students. From the old-fashioned…

Key Strategies to Build Resilience in Children cover image

Key Strategies to Build Resilience in Children

Building resilience in children can act as an early preventative measure against such challenges even recognising that mental health and…

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