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External Learning

School camps a rite of passage to remember

Photo: Queensland Recreation Centres

School camps can offer a student a sense of meaning and purpose, they can provide practice in overcoming obstacles, develop endurance and broaden a student’s view of their own capabilities, and the world around them.

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Out of school hours care in the digital age

OOSH. Photo: Camp Australia

Before and after school care in the digital age: should out of school hours care be made to suit the children of the digital revolution or is it a chance for schools to provide a program where children disconnect from technology and connect with life?

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Planning external learning curriculum

Dancing is for everybody

External learning used to mean things like swimming lessons at the local pool. Every week, we walked two abreast (holding hands with a partner) to the local oval for sport with Mr Fuller. He was always forthcoming with training tips and schedules for his favourite sports of touch football and cricket. We didn’t mind; we got ice blocks full of preservatives and colours on Wednesday afternoons in terms one and four, and we got to wear our coloured T-shirts with only bloomers. Those were the days.

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