Sunday , January 21 2018


Finland strikes again, this time at bullying

teacher comforts bullied child

The Finnish education system is coveted by teachers, parents and informed students all over the world. After introducing reforms more than 40 years ago, Finland’s education system has been characterised by a teaching profession that is harder to enter than medicine.

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Technology in the classroom: friend or foe?

technology use in classrooms

Earlier this year, a top performing NSW school, Sydney Grammar School, banned laptops in the classroom. Principal John Vallance views the technology as distracting, and diverting from old-school methods and quality teaching.

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Bundaberg Christian College goes solar

BCC students Jacob McKim and Erin McCracken

With 700 students, more than 30 classrooms, multipurpose hall, several computer labs, woodwork and metalwork equipment, an early learning centre and a commercial kitchen, Bundaberg Christian College (BCC) can chew through some power.

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Book review: One Thousand Hills

African children at school

The genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda in 1994 was so horrific and unimaginable, it can be difficult for a young person on the other side of the world to even understand it. Crossing lines of creed, community and friendship, 800,000 Tutsi Rwandans were murdered in the space of 100 …

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