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Education Today
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Stolen generations resources
Stolen generations resources
Stolen Generations survivor Archie Roach’s teaching resources Archie Roach, AM and 2020 Victorian of the Year, has gathered Stolen Generations Elders from around the country to develop The Archie Roach Stolen Generations Educational Resources.
Hot hot hot
Hot hot hot
Cooler schools even with rising temperatures School might be cool, but with summers becoming hotter it can be quite the opposite; however, by following some design principles much of the heat can be taken out of campus buildings.
Top drawer
Top drawer
How a PM's Prize winner ignites science engagement Sarah Finney from Stirling East Primary School SA won the Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools in 2019. They don’t just give them out and Sarah was recognised for her ability to generate engagement and enthusiasm for the subject.The prize has led her to a new phase of her career, she is now writing curriculum drawing upon her successes in igniting excitement for science in her students.Sarah is leading an in-depth science inquiry unit and encouraging students to pursue their personal science interests in a public setting and she has been focused on finding new ways to improve student engagement and interaction within virtual (and physical) classroom settings.
Eyesight
Eyesight
40,000 disadvantaged students to receive free vision screening State Schools’ Relief rolls out ‘Glasses for Kids’, a three year program to help re-balance disadvantage due to vision impairment.
Reopen
Reopen
As Melbourne students head back to class, how can we use this as an opportunity to improve learning outcomes? How can we complement traditional teaching methods with the digital technologies that have proved vital this year?
Greg O'Connor, Asia-Pacific EdTech Manager at Texthelp
Declutter
Declutter
Mathematics minus Numeracy: A first step toward decluttering We hope that the work to review the mathematics (and digital technologies) curriculum over the next 12 months does indeed result in clarity about what is to be taught.
Dr Calvin Irons BA. MA. PhD. (Mathematics and Mathematics Education)
In bits
In bits
Hop around for exam success Instead of trying to learn the whole syllabus in a successive, topic by topic way, students should try a bit of jumping around.
Value
Value
Valued teachers make for better students Unloved, under-appreciated, overworked the teacher’s lot can be a fraught one, but if you want the best for students it’s better to show teacher a bit of appreciation.
Changes
Changes
Change your mind about change We are frequently reminded of the increasing pace of change. Economic, technological and societal change are global forces of disruption, which have significant implications for all organisations.
Wendy Collins

Articles

Disability
Disability
Disabled students face exclusion from education Disabled students are not being served well by the current educational set up leading to their exclusion, experts addressing the Disability Royal Commission have recommended a rethink.
Communication
Communication
‘The talk’ made easier 'The talk' or talks about confronting issues made easier with recently minted resource.
Woo
Woo
Eddie Woo does the Opera House The Sydney Opera House’s new video series, Maths of the Sydney Opera House, developed in collaboration with Eddie Woo is now running.
Tutoring
Tutoring
Victorian Government’s 4100 Tutors welcomed Bodies supporting underprivileged and special needs students have welcomed the Vic government’s deployment of 4100 tutors to support learning in 2021.
Exams
Exams
Expert advice for Year 12 assessments As Year 12 students enter the final leg of an unusually challenging school year the key to coping lies in being adaptable and realising that there’s more than one way to skin a cat.
Mental health
Mental health
Here’s why monitoring mental health is more important than ever this year While it’s too soon for any large-scale research on how the coronavirus outbreak will impact our young people in the long-term, we are already seeing mental health issues being exacerbated by the pandemic.
Graham Leddie, Principal at Waverley College
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