Tags » Education

Week 1: Day 3

I don’t think they were ready for Ms. VanNess.

“She’s mean,” they are whispering in the hallways and I’m smiling inside because I’ve done my job. 85 more words

Life

Watch out for Salmonella poisoning as temperatures rise

With sizzling temperatures soaring into the 40’s in NSW this week, NSW Health is warning people to be wary of Salmonella poisoning.

Dr Vicky Sheppeard, Director Communicable Diseases NSW Health advises “Products containing undercooked eggs, and the spread of germs in the kitchen, are the most common source of salmonellosis outbreaks in NSW,”. 282 more words

Food Safety

I am not sitting on my hands: the cabinet paper is not enough

On balance, the paper by the minister of education to the cabinet removing national standards is useful, but not sufficiently so to make definitive philosophical change in the way National always does, and Labour has done twice, once with Peter Fraser and once with David Lange. 953 more words

Schooling

Worries Grow In Hong Kong As China Pushes Its Official Version Of History In Schools

Rob Schmitz reports: The last time China pressured Hong Kong to scrap its curriculum in favor of one developed by China’s Communist Party-led government, tens of thousands marched through the city chanting, “Down with national education!” 343 more words

China

First One in the Books...

I rode my bike home today after my last final exam in something of a mental haze. For the last 13 days, I’ve spent between 10-14 hours a day studying for finals…at the number one public university…IN THE WORLD. 313 more words

Culture

Italian Healthy corner

Italian students made a really great Erasmus+ Healthy corner. They learned about food ingredients, vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates and fats. Students made a great famous healthy food quotes on a wall. 26 more words

Happy Mood

'Shrouded in secrecy:' Parents shocked by abrupt closing of private school

Parents of students at Carp’s Venta Preparatory School say they were shocked and mystified when they got an early morning email from the school principal on Saturday saying the private school would close immediately. 952 more words

Local News