Tuesday , September 24 2019

Administration

Do video games have a place in schools?

Realising the popularity of e-sports – particularly among young males, with game tournaments attracting 80 million viewers – schools have begun introducing e-sport competitions and forming gaming clubs.

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Using your extra skills in the classroom: why not?

It’s seems as though no-one is interested in other skills you may be able to pass along to your students, unless they were part of your teaching degree. There are rarely opportunities to show off these skills, and you never get asked, so senior leadership teams just don’t know they exist.

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Are you always busy?

Many educators only know two speeds – flat out and asleep. We often rush from one priority or crisis to another. While we often feel overloaded, somewhere inside we also like the sense of being indispensable and in-demand. This is typical of an adrenaline junkie.

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The leadership tip from Australia’s female science explorer: NO TRIANGLES

Adam Voigt writes: Rachael Robertson is a quite remarkable Australian. Inspired by little more than an ad in the local paper, this totally unqualified woman applied for a role on a 12-month Australian scientific expedition to Antarctica. She was not only accepted, she was made the mission leader – for reasons that even Rachel finds it difficult to explain.

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