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Individuality
Individuality
Free personalised back to school haircuts Time to get ready for a new school year and a haircut is a good place to start, there’s also evidence to support the importance of a cut that matches each child’s individuality.
Carbon neutral
Carbon neutral
Carbon neutral Throsby Primary School, Canberra opens soon Extensive collaboration and an evidence based design approach for Throsby Primary in Canberra’s north will yield a bright, modern facility due to open in 2022.
Leaders
Leaders
School leadership professional learning and skill acquisition: dispelling the myths ‘The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born - that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.’ Warren Bennis (1989)
Ray Boyd (Principal, COVID Team), Rachael Lehr (doctoral student, Deputy Principal, West Beechboro Primary School), Dr Neil MacNeill (Ellenbrook Primary School)
Resilience
Resilience
Building a resilience culture in our schools Teachers and school leaders cannot even begin to do the life altering work of resilience building with young people if we do not first start with our teaching workforce.
Rochelle Borton Founder and Managing Director of Eduinfluencers
No ATAR required
No ATAR required
Abandon ATAR scores to reduce Year 12 student anxiety Torrens University and Think Education have abolished ATAR scores as an entry requirement altogether.
First nations Australians
First nations Australians
Whose lives matter? How education reinforces bias In Australia, three out of four people experience negatively biased spontaneous thoughts about Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders, not necessarily with any justification for doing so.
Grania McCudden
Remote learning
Remote learning
Back to online school: Remote learning considerations for IT Now is a good time to revaluate investments in networking, applications, and education IT solutions before the next digital school year.
Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek, SolarWinds
Data
Data
Data literacy: the key skill for students graduating in a post COVID-19 world Data is akin to water in the digital world, and data literacy – the ability to read, work, analyse and communicate with data – is becoming the go-to skill organisations are demanding.
Paul Leahy, Country Manager, ANZ, Qlik
ATAR
ATAR
How teachers can help keep the ATAR in perspective UTS College Dean of Studies, Tim Laurence says there is life after the HSC.
Tim Laurence

Articles

Maths gaps
Maths gaps
How to close the maths attainment gap Now is the time to really harness the power of edtech as it can help identify any knowledge gaps.
Chris Green
Live
Live
Emma says Wakakirri is back in 2021, safe and spectacular Wakakirri continues to attract the support of Australia’s professional performing arts community and they invite schools to participate in new year of story dance.
Science in class
Science in class
Class videoconference with turtles Several classrooms from South Thornlie Primary School in Western Australia joined a turtle research project more than 1000km north in Exmouth.
Weekly Pulse check-in takes 60 seconds
Weekly Pulse check-in takes 60 seconds
Early adopters commit to Student Pulse for 2021 Educator Impact's Pulse lets schools monitor each student's wellbeing on a weekly basis  
Impact
Impact
Know Thy Impact! (Inscription at the temple of Apollo at Delphi) Reflections from our on-going Invitational Education and Visible Learning journey at Clarkson CHS.
John Young
Regions
Regions
Southern Cross scholarships up for grabs There's almost 400 scholarships now on offer at Southern Cross University for students commencing uni in 2021.
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School leadership professional learning and skill acquisition: dispelling the myths
Ray Boyd (Principal, COVID Team), Rachael Lehr (doctoral student, Deputy Principal, West Beechboro Primary School), Dr Neil MacNeill (Ellenbrook Primary School)