Thursday , November 15 2018


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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Teachers skilling up through online learning

PD Online learning

Every state and territory issues specific requirements for professional development (PD) requirements for continued registration of teachers. Amid constant discussion about ‘better teachers’ and sliding PISA results, teachers are feeling the pressure to skill up. 

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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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