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Teaching with Indigenous resources

The Ration Shed

Teaching Aboriginal studies is especially difficult if you are non-Aboriginal. Very little in your education or experience has prepared you for an in-depth knowledge of Aboriginal peoples and cultures. Much of your knowledge about Aboriginal people is too often derived from popular myths or from a media which sensationalises, distorts or omits Aboriginal issues.

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Principals’ health survey sparks concern

Depressed principal talking to his psychologist

A statement released February 15 by the Queensland Association of State School Principals (QASSP) has expressed concern following the release of the 2016 Australian Principal Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Survey.

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Rethinking how we assess learning in schools

School. children learn in school. training students

There is a major flaw in the way we currently assess school students. By labelling them as either “good” or “poor” learners based on their overall grades at the end of each year, students have no clear idea whether they are making progress over extended periods of time.

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