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Education

Parent engagement matters in primary school

Education is a home-school partnership, yet direct involvement in classroom activities, excursions and parent committees drops after preschool. Some schools are using interactive technologies, such as parent-school wikis, blogs, and virtual chatrooms to engage parents.

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Indigenous narrative a gateway to First Nations experiences

Recent controversy confirms petrifying children is not the way to teach the Stolen Generations to students, but what is? A review of Anita Heiss' new book, Race for Reconciliation indicates the narrative of Indigenous voices is the answer. I expected a book of role models and inspiration; it was so much more.

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