Know Thy Impact! (Inscription at the temple of Apollo at Delphi)
Reflections from the on-going Invitational Education and Visible Learning journey at Clarkson CHS. Teachers’ understanding of their students’ academic progress, as well as the influence of teacher comments and actions on the students’ self-concept, lead to the creation of inviting classrooms. Read more
ABC’s award-winning app was designed with kids, for kids
Kids want things that appeal to them but that doesn’t mean they have to be childish, that was the biggest take away from the process of redesigning the award-winning ABC Kids app.
Hard facts about soft skills
Automation is going to change the workplace, but what machinery lacks is the ability to empathise and collaborate, we’re still the best at that by far. So, soft skills, like creativity and people management are going to be at a premium when employers are looking for new hires.
Guess what the Children’s Word of the Year is?
The Oxford Australian 2020 Children’s Word of the Year used children’s language experts to analyse more than 50,000 short stories written by three million Australian children for this year’s Storyathon writing events.
Escape Rooms to uni
They talk about the positives of gamified learning but this takes gamification off screens and into the physical world.
The education system needs a reality check – student voice
If teenagers are not even allowed to drive alone at eighteen, why should they be allowed to take the wheel for their career path? It just doesn’t make sense. Either we are making a mistake by having teens being able to drive, or kids just are not supposed to be forced to pick a career at a young age.
Graduate employment down
Higher education graduates across Australia have found it harder to gain employment over the last 12 months and it wasn’t just about COVID.