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Tag Archives: education

Should teachers make pledge to do no harm?

Members of police and security forces, those joining the armed forces have to pledge to abide by codes of conduct and ethics. This academic asks why not compel teachers to formally take an oath? Or is their ethical standards agreement enough?

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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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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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