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Only the Animals by Ceridwen Dovey

Winner of the Readings New Australian Writing Award 2014

Perhaps only the animals can tell us what it is to be human.

The souls of ten animals caught up in human conflicts over the last century tell their astonishing stories of life and death.

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Final Reflections

The end of a journey… for now!

As I stand back and look at what I have achieved over the past four months, I am overwhelmed. 1,629 more words

Inquiry Learning

Indonesian language study in Australian schools – Knowns and Unknowns

Indonesian has had numerous promotions by successive Australian governments to encourage more students to study this language. It was given extra funding in the 1980s and identified as a ‘priority’ language back in the 1990s. 1,153 more words

Australian Curriculum

Australian Cultural Institutions meet Prowise

Educational leaders from some of Australia’s most prestigious cultural institutions recently attended a professional development session at ELECTROBOARD focussing on new technologies for learning. Educational officers from a range of agencies including the Australian National Maritime Museum, the Sydney Opera House, the Royal Botanical Gardens and the NSW State Library  participated in dialogue around latest trends in technologies being embraced by schools globally. 319 more words

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Habitat launches curriculum materials

We have just launched our Sustainability Learning Guide, it is based on Habitat the Game, and has been designed to engage and inspire students, teachers and the wider community to play Habitat and take personal and community actions on sustainability. 175 more words

Habitat The Game

The Future of Schooling - part 8

The advent of the Australian Curriculum provides a tremendous opportunity to rethink the way school education is delivered in Australia. The curriculum documents in English, Mathematics, Science, History and Geography have been completed and endorsed and schools are beginning in their implementation across the Foundation years to Year 10, with Senior School program development now underway. 1,878 more words

Week 8 - Lifelong Learning

The subject for week eight was Lifelong Learning. As teachers we need to encourage students to continue learning throughout the life and well past their schooling. 466 more words